LSU's Aaron Nola
LSU's Aaron Nola
Photo by:Kyle Zedaker, LSU Athletics Student Photographer
Nola Earns National Pitcher of the Week Honor
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Published: February 24, 2014, 11:52 AM (CT)
by Bill Franques, Sr. Associate SID

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola was named Monday by Collegiate Baseball magazine as one of its National Players of the Week.

Nola, a Baton Rouge native, fired a no-hitter for seven innings Friday night versus Virginia Tech before leaving the game due to a pitch count restriction. Nola threw 87 pitches in seven shutout frames, allowing no hits with one walk and eight strikeouts.

It was the deepest an LSU pitcher had gone in a game without giving up a hit since April 15, 1995, when right-hander Brian Winders threw 8.2 hitless innings at Ole Miss.

Nola improved to 2-0 with Friday’s win over the Hokies, and he has a 0.00 ERA in 13 innings with one walk and 14 strikeouts.


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