Phil Klein Named Horizon League Pitcher of the Week

2010 YSU Baseball
2010 YSU Baseball

Youngstown -- Youngstown State senior Phil Klein has been named the Horizon League Pitcher of the Week for the week of March 14, the league office announced.

Klein carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and did not allow a base-runner until the fifth in leading YSU to a 7-1 victory over Toledo on Sunday. Klein struck out a career-high 13 of the 29 batters he faced in eight innings of work. He allowed one earned run on three hits and one walk.

Klein earned the weekly honor for the first time in his career.

Over his last two starts, Klein has a 1.38 ERA with 18 strikeouts in 13 innings.

Klein and Youngstown State is scheduled to play the 2011 home opener on Wednesday at Eastwood Field. First pitch against Penn State-Behrend is set for 3 p.m.