Senior pitcher has posted .408 ERA this season en route to earning five wins, one save
Student-athlete Shout-out: Western Reserve Academy’s Connor Semple
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Western Reserve Academy’s Connor Semple
Western Reserve Academy senior Connor Semple continued his dominance on the mound yesterday, allowing just one earned run in the team’s 4-2 win against University.
Semple has posted a .408 ERA this season en route to earning five wins and one save. Prior to last night’s win, the talented hurler had surrendered just one earned run in 27 1/3 innings pitched. He is undefeated in his three-year varsity career.
The senior also experienced success at the plate. In the team’s first 16 games, Semple boasted a .325 batting average and a .472 on-base percentage. He scored 10 runs, drove in nine and stole five bases.
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