April 20, 2009

Hobby Grabs PBC Freshman of the Week Honors

Weekly Release

AUGUSTA, GA – North Georgia College & State University’s Blake Hobby has been named the Peach Belt Conference Freshman of the Week announced this afternoon by the league office. Hobby is the second straight North Georgia to receive the weekly honor.

Hobby hurled the Saints' first shutout of the season as he went the distance in a 7-0 win at Georgia Southwestern. Making his third start of the season, the freshman gave up only six hits and didn’t allow a walk while striking out nine in the complete-game effort, holding the Huricanes to a .194 average. He set down the side in order three times, including the ninth inning. The Macon, Ga., native is 4-4 on the season and has made 17 appearances, and three starts as a true freshman.