Mason Philley, a pitcher for the University of Arkansas-Monticello baseball team, has been named NCAA Division II Pitcher of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association for pitching a perfect game Saturday in the Weevils’ 12-0 win over East Central University.

Philley, of Monticello, retired all 21 batters he faced, striking out 10.

It was the first perfect game in Great American Conference history to occur in a conference game and the 11th no-hitter in conference history, according to the Great American Conference.

Earlier in the week, Philley was named Pitcher of the Week by the Great American Conference.