BILLINGS — For the third consecutive week the Great Northwest Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week award went to a Montana State University Billings hurler, as sophomore Steen Fredrickson claimed his second honor of the season announced by the conference office.
Fredrickson had a career-high 10 strikeouts on Sunday against the University of Northern Colorado, helping the Yellowjackets claim their first win against an NCAA Division I program. MSUB had a team-record 17 strikeouts, with Sam Muskta adding seven.
The Ashland, Ore., native leads the GNAC with 17 strikeouts and is now 2-0 with a 4.91 earned run average in 14 2/3 innings pitched.
Fredrickson also earned the GNAC honor the first week of the season.