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LSU starting pitcher Jaden Hill (44) pitches in the fourth inning of LSU's win over Air Force Sunday in Alex Box Stadium.

LSU pitcher Jaden Hill earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors Monday afternoon from the league office.

Hill, a right-hander from Ashdown, Arkansas, pitched five innings during his debut against Air Force. He allowed one run on four hits while striking out eight batters. LSU won 17-5.

"He was in complete command," coach Paul Mainieri said after the game. "He did exactly what we were hoping he would do."

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