Dwyer Tabbed as Atlantic 10 Co-Pitcher of the Week

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Following a five-hit shutout of Atlantic 10-leader Saint Louis, sophomore Heath Dwyer (pictured right) was named Atlantic 10 Co-Pitcher of the Week  announced by the league's office on Monday afternoon.

The Chandler, Ariz. native tossed his third consecutive (fourth overall) complete game on Saturday morning has the Rams blanked the Billikens 1-0. He fanned 10 batters, while only one runner reached third base for Saint Louis. With the victory, Dwyer picked up his sixth win of the season.

Dwyer joins senior Ryan Farrar (Pitcher of the Week, 2/26) and freshman James Bunn (Rookie of the Week, 2/26) as the three Rams to win a conference weekly award this season.

VCU starts a five-game road trip on Wednesday, May 9 at Maryland. First pitch between the Rams and Terrapins is set for 6 p.m.