The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced that Luther College junior pitcher Colin Coffey (Austin, Texas/Bowie) has been named the Male Athlete of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 18, 2018.
Coffey tossed a nine inning no-hitter during Luther's 1-0 victory over Northland College on Saturday, March 17. He faced 29 batters and retired the first 18 he faced before issuing a lead-off walk in the bottom of the eighth inning. He also struck out a single game career high 13.
The last Norse no-hitter was a 7 inning game, a 1-0 win over Simpson College on April 16, 2016 by Blake Peterson.
Coffey is now 2-0 with an ERA of 1.37 in three starts.