Congratulations to Coug pitcher Scott Simon from Spokane Washington, for earning the title of Pac-12 Pitcher of the week. Last year as a red shirt freshman Simon Made 28 appearances and had one start. He is ranked #1 in WSU’s history for playing the most games as a freshman. Scott was 2-3 in 50 2/3 innings with three saves, he had 26 strikeouts and a 4.09 ERA earned first-collegiate save with one inning of work at Mississippi State, Feb. 19. Scott pitched 6 2/3 innings and earned first collegiate victory in nightcap of doubleheader against Nebraska Omaha, Feb. 24… Scott ranks third for saves by a freshman at WSU.
Scott is back at if for his Sophomore year as this week he earned the honor of being the Pac-12 Pitcher of the week. On Sunday Simon pitched the first shutout by a Washington State pitcher since 1999, he struck out a career-high seven and limited Utah to five hits, Wazzu defeated the Utes 5-0.
Simon allowed just one runner to reach third base and threw 77 of 116 pitches for strikes. Scott is 3-0 with a 3.27 ERA this season. It is the first-career Pac-12 Pitcher of the Week honor for Simon and the 33rd all-time for Washington State.