JACKSON, Tenn. - 4/30/2012 - Union University’s Benjie Fesmire was named the pitcher of the week. This is the first such honor for Fesmire in his career at Union.
Fesmire a 6-foot junior pitcher from Jackson, Tenn., earned a win for Union as a perfect game slipped away in the late innings. Fesmire tossed six innings in a 4-1 win over Blue Mountain (Miss.), allowing one run on two hits with two strikeouts. He had a perfect game through 5.2 innings when a Blue Mountain runner reached base on an error. Fesmire, the former University School of Jackson standout, did not allow his first hit until the lead-off batter in the seventh and final inning.
Fesmire improved to 5-3 on the season as he helped Union complete a sweep over Blue Mountain, assuring the Bulldogs of a No. 2 seed in this week’s tournament. Union is 34-17-1 overall.
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