Obermueller Named B1G Pitcher of The Week

IOWA CITY, Iowa – Sophomore LHP Cade Obermueller has been named the Big Ten Pitcher of the Week, it was announced Tuesday. The honor is the first Big Ten weekly honor of his career.

The Iowa City, Iowa, native took a no-hitter into the sixth inning against Jacksonville State on Saturday night. Obermueller ending up pitching a career-high 5.2 innings and struck out nine, also a career-high. The lefty allowed just two hits in the win.

This season, Obermueller has held opposing hitters to a .146 batting average and has 17 strikeouts in 13.0 innings of work.

The Hawkeyes return to action on Tuesday as they are set to face the Georgia Bulldogs at 4 p.m. CT in Athens, Georgia.