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Martinez Earns Summit League Player of the Week Honors

Martinez Earns Summit League Player of the Week Honors

ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts' Rolando Martinez was named Summit League Baseball Player of the Week, while South Dakota State reliever Landon Busch garnered the league's Pitcher of the Week award for their performances during the week of March 14-20.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
ROLANDO MARTINEZ, ORAL ROBERTS
Sr.  // IF // Bakersfield, Calif.

  • Earned his first career Summit League Player of the Week award
  • Had three multi-hit games over the week, including a three-hit game vs. South Dakota State Saturday
  • In five games this week, he recorded three doubles, a triple and drew five walks while driving in four runs and scoring six times.
  • Hit .571 for the week with a .700 on-base percentage and slugged .929, helping ORU to a 3-2 record

PITCHER OF THE WEEK
LANDON BUSCH, SOUTH DAKOTA STATE
Jr. // RHP // Brookings, S.D.

  • Notched his first career Summit League Pitcher of the Week award
  • Tossed three shutout innings of relief to earn a 3-2, 12-inning win in the Jacks' league-opener at Oral Roberts
  • Finished with five strikeouts in his three innings, including striking out the side in the 12th inning to preserve the win
  • In his last three appearances, he has only allowed one run over his last 11.0 innings pitched (0.82 ERA), striking out 16 while allowing only six hits

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