Hager Honored As GCAA Pitcher-of-the-Week Again

Faith Hager earns the GCAA (NJCAA Region 17) Pitcher-of-the-Week honor for the third time in four weeks to start the 2020 season.
Faith Hager earns the GCAA (NJCAA Region 17) Pitcher-of-the-Week honor for the third time in four weeks to start the 2020 season.

BARNESVILLE, Ga. -- Faith Hager (Conyers, Ga. / Heritage HS) has named the Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (NJCAA Region 17) Pitcher-of-the-Week for games played February 24-March 1.

It is the second consecutive week for Hager to win the honor and the third time in the first four weeks of the season.

It is also the fourth straight week a Gordon State pitcher has earned the honor after Bailey Odom (Danville, Ga. / Bleckley Co. HS) was honored on February 17. 

For the week, Hager went 2-0, pitched eight total innings, allowed three runs (two earned), struck out 12, walked four and posted a 1.75 earned-run average. 

Hager pitched a five-inning shutout victory against Kalamazoo Valley Community College (Mich.) in Gordon State's 8-0 win and allowed just one hit while striking out eight and walking three.

The Gordon State College Department of Athletics is a member of the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) and Georgia Collegiate Athletic Association (GCAA).  Gordon State College competes in NJCAA Division I in the sports of Women's Soccer (Fall), Men's Basketball (Fall/Spring), Softball (Spring) and Baseball (Spring).  Gordon State College is located in Barnesville, Ga., approximately 60 miles south of Atlanta and 35 miles northwest of Macon.  Gordon State College offers both two-year and four-year degree programs and believes that our Athletics program provides student-athletes with the opportunity to be successful academically, athletically and in life after their time as a Highlander.  You can follow GSC Athletics at www.gscathletics.com, on Facebook (@GordonStateCollege #GSCHighlandersForward), on Twitter (@GordonState) and Instagram (gordon_state).