University of Maine baseball pitcher Shaun Coughlin (Northfield, Conn.) was named the America East Rookie of the Week on Monday.
In his first collegiate start, Coughlin pitched a complete game in Maine's 5-1 victory over St. Peter's on Sunday afternoon. He allowed just one run on five hits. He struck out eight batters in the game without walking anyone. He earned the first win of his career in the game in the game.
Coughlin has a 1.57 ERA in 28.2 innings pitched. He has struck out 16 batters.
Maine returns to action on Friday, April 1 when it plays its home opener. The Black Bears will host Bryan for a three-game set. First pitch on Friday is scheduled for 3:30 PM.