CHICKASHA – USAO’s Jose Flores was named the Sooner Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for the week for Feb. 11-16.
Flores, a junior from Oakland, Calif., struck out 11 batters and allowed just one hit in six innings against Benedictine College on Sunday.
In those six innings, he faced just 19 batters. He didn't have a single hit by pitch, wild pitch or walk in the game.
On the year, Flores (2-0) has started in two games and maintained a 0.00 ERA in 11 innings on the mound. He has thrown 16 strikeouts while allowing three hits and walking one batter.
Additionally, Flores was a courtesy runner to two of USAO’s other games last week.
He is the first Drover to earn SAC Player or Pitcher of the Week honors in baseball this season.
He is a physical education junior and the son of Lydia and James Flores.