Feb. 23, 2000
Arizona State sophomore lefthander Jon Switzer was named Pac-10 Baseball Pitcher of the Week for February 15-21, Commissioner Tom Hansen announced today.
Switzer, from Houston, Texas, scattered four hits over nine innings as ASU defeated fourth-ranked Louisiana State, 6-2, in Baton Rouge, La. on Sunday afternoon. Switzer went the distance allwoing only one earned run while striking out five to pick up the win. Switzer held the Fighting Tiger batters to a .121 average at the plate. It was the first complete game for Switzer. With the win, he improves to 4-0 on the year with a stellar 1.03 ERA.
The Pitcher of the Week honor is the 39th all-time selection for Arizona State and the first of Switzer's career.