February 10, 2011

Rhodes tosses to NCCAA weekly award

GREENVILLE, S.C. - King College's Cory Rhodes was named the NCCAA Division I Baseball Student-Athlete of the Week by the national office.

Rhodes, a freshman pitcher from Kissimmee, Fla., went eight innings and held No. 15 Francis Marion (S.C.) University scoreless in King's 8-3 win Sunday. He scattered two hits with three strikeouts and one walk to the 28 batters he faced. He retired 19 of the last 20 batters he faced.

The Tornado, at 1-1, welcomes Tiffin (Ohio) University to Bristol for a three-game weekend series starting with a 12 p.m. doubleheader Saturday.