Schifano Named Akadema NEC Co-Pitcher of the Week

(Fairfield, CT) – MJ Schifano (Monore, NY) was been named Akadema Northeast Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week, announced Monday, April 25, 2011.

Schifano earned his first career complete game shutout in a 7-0 win at Mount St. Mary's on Tuesday.  The senior shut out the Mountaineers on just two hits over seven innings, walking one and striking out two.  He faced the minimum 21 batters, inducing three double plays as well.

Schifano, who also is one of the Pioneers' top hitters at .359 with two homeruns and 23 RBI at third base, is now 3-2 on the mound with a 3.93 ERA.