'Jackets' Elwood Named WIAC Player of the Week

By KBJR News 1

'Jackets' Elwood Named WIAC Player of the Week

April 15, 2014 Updated Apr 15, 2014 at 2:53 PM CDT

Superior, WI (NNCNOW.com) --- University of Wisconsin-Superior (UWS) senior pitcher Travis Elwood was named the Wisconsin Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (WIAC) Player of the Week; the league announced on Tuesday.

Elwood helped the Yellowjackets go 3-1 with a split at UW-Stout and a sweep on the road at No. 2 ranked UW-Stevens Point last week.

On Wednesday, he pitched just one inning, giving up an earned run on one hit in the Yellowjackets 8-6 loss. Then on Sunday, Elwood came on in relief and pitched eight strong innings, giving up three earned runs in the 8-3 win.

For the week, Elwood finished 1-0 with a 4.00 earned run average. On the year, he is 3-1 with a 2.32 ERA.

Posted by Sarah Wheeler
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