Diefenbach Earns Weekly NJAC Honor

Pitman, N.J. (2/26/18) – Freshman Justin Diefenbach has been named the New Jersey Athletic Conference Rookie Pitcher of the Week as announced on Monday.

Diefenbach becomes the second different Cougar to earn NJAC Rookie Pitcher of the Week honors after securing his first collegiate victory during Kean's 8-4 win over FDU-Florham. He surrendered five hits and one earned run in 6.0 innings of relief while striking out nine without issuing a walk.

Diefenbach currently leads the NJAC in strikeouts (13).