Senior Alex Torres was named Great Northeast Athletic Conference (GNAC) Pitcher of the Week on April 17.

Torres guided the Suffolk University Baseball team to a 4-0 victory of game one of the Rams doubleheader on Saturday at St. Joseph’s College.

Torres allowed two singles while striking out five in seven innings of work, shutting out the Monks.

Torres is 4-3 on the mound in 2011 for Suffolk, having started in seven of eight appearances. He recorded a save in his lone relief appearance.

The Rams ace has struck out 47 hittters in 47 innings thus far in 2011. He is tops among pitchers in the GNAC in innings pitched and strikeouts. Hitters have hit .232 against the big righthander, also a league best.