For the second straight week North Dakota State University’s Evan Sankey has been named the TicketSmarter Summit League Pitcher of the Week, the Summit League announced on Monday afternoon.
Sankey was 1-0 on the mound this past weekend helping lead the Bison to a 6-2 victory over Dixie State. He threw six shutout innings extending his shutout streak to 11 innings to begin the season. Sankey also struck out a team-high four batters. He is now 2-0 on the season and is limiting opposing hitters to a .286 batting average.
Sankey is the first Bison pitcher to win back-to-back Summit League Pitcher of the Week awards since John Straka did so during the 2013 season.
NDSU baseball will visit Long Beach State for a series beginning on Friday at 8 p.m.