Poche' Named SEC Freshman of the Week

by Bill Franques
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Poche' Named SEC Freshman of the Week

BATON ROUGE, La. – LSU left-hander Jared Poche’ was named Monday as the Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Week by the league office.

Poche’, a native of Lutcher, La., earned his first career SEC victory on Saturday with an exceptional performance against Georgia. He worked 8.2 innings, limiting the Bulldogs to one run on three hits with two walks and six strikeouts.

Poche’ fired 5.1 hitless innings before Georgia chopped an infield single in the sixth. He threw 102 pitches and recorded the longest outing by an LSU pitcher this season.

Poche’ improved his record to 5-1 and lowered his ERA to 1.91 in 33 innings with nine walks and 24 strikeouts.