Georgia Tech pitcher Mark Pope was named the ACC pitcher of the week and a national player of the week for Collegiate Baseball Newspaper Monday after throwing a complete-game one-hitter in a 5-1 win against Wake Forest on Friday night.
Against Wake Forest, Pope retired 14 consecutive batters at one point in earning his fourth complete game of the season in nine starts. Pope, a junior from Walton High, threw Tech’s first one-hitter since 1997.
Among starters, Pope is second in the ACC in ERA at 1.14. The opposition is batting .163 against him this season. Pope, 8-1, has been named ACC pitcher of the week three times and Collegiate Baseball Newspaper national player of the week twice this season.