The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) has announced that Eric Pittman has been named the IIAC Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 9, 2014.
Pittman, a senior shortstop, hit .466 (7-of-15) with a .600 slugging percentage, two doubles, seven runs scored and six RBI as Luther went 3-1 to open the season. He went 3-for-6 with a double, two runs scored and drove in two, leading Luther to a 12-6 win in the first game of a March 8 doubleheader against UW-Platteville. In game two, an 8-7 Norse win, he was 2-for-4 with a double, three runs scored, two RBI and two walks drawn. He also hit a walk-off single in the bottom of the ninght. Pittman collected another two hits, two RBI and a stolen base in a 10-5 win over North Central (Ill.) on March 9.