Lopez Receives Pitcher of the Week Honor Mar 29, 2021 A.I.I. #18 Neco Lopez The Association of Independent Institutions has recognized College of the Ozarks Pitcher, Neco Lopez as its Pitcher of the week. Lopez, a freshman right hander from York, PA, threw a gem for College of the Ozarks in a 3-1 victory over the University of Science & Arts on Saturday. He scattered five singles throughout the game and struck out eight in beating the Drovers, ranked No. 22 in the NAIA.