Morrison Named MW Pitcher of the Week

Feb. 20, 2012

FORT WORTH, Texas - TCU freshman pitcher Preston Morrison was named MW Pitcher of the Week for his performance against No. 22 Ole Miss. The honor is the first of his career and the first of the season for TCU.

Morrison, a freshman from Waxhaw, N.C., earned No. 15 TCU's first win of the season, a 5-3 outing against No. 22 Mississippi on Sunday, Feb. 19. Morrison made is rookie debut as a reliever. He took the mound in the fifth inning with two runners on base and the game tied at three. He proceed to retire all 10 batters he faced, including a nine-pitch at-bat that ended in a strike out looking to end the fifth. He earned the win with 3 1/3 scoreless innings and struck out two batters.

TCU (1-1) returns to the diamond Tuesday afternoon at Baylor. First pitch is set for 4:05 p.m. at Baylor Ballpark in Waco.