Ludman was absolutely dominant across two appearances for the Pilots in the extended first week of the CPL season. The junior’s first CPL start of the season came on May 31 versus Holly Springs in which he went seven innings, allowing only one hit and walking none while striking out five. He then entered in relief of the Pilots game versus Martinsville on June 5 to put up three more scoreless innings of work, allowing no hits and no walks and striking out four. In total he finished the week with 10 innings pitched, one hit allowed, no walks allows and nine strikeouts for a 0.10 WHIP and .032 batting average against.