Franklin College’s Chris Hoopingarner (Indianapolis, Ind./Lawrence Central) tossed eight scoreless innings in the opener of Saturday’s doubleheader against Albion and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week.
The senior threw eight scoreless innings with a career-high nine strikeouts in the 6-0 win. Hoopingarner allowed just five hits and did not let a runner advance past second base during the contest and held opposing batters to a .192 batting average.
The Indianapolis native improved to 3-0 on the season and lowered his ERA to 0.78.
Franklin (8-2, 0-0 HCAC) will travel to Adrian for a doubleheader Saturday afternoon.
||Hayden Cleveland, Franklin College
|Week 2||Chris Hoopingarner, Franklin College