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McMinn Selected as #SummitBSB Pitcher of the Week

McMinn Selected as #SummitBSB Pitcher of the Week

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Oral Roberts' right-hander Josh McMinn collected The Summit League's weekly pitching honor after falling one out shy of a complete game in a win over Purdue, while South Dakota State's Logan Holtz batted over .500 and led the Jackrabbits to a pair of wins en route to earning the player of the week award.

 

McMinn fell one out shy of a complete game, allowing just one earned run on six hits in 5-1 win over Purdue. The senior held the Boilermakers, who made the 2018 NCAA Tournament, hitless until the fifth inning and at one point retired 10-straight batters in the game. He finished his outing with six strikeouts and did not walk a batter.

 

Holtz went 6-for-11 at the plate (.545) with four RBI in the Jacks' three games last week, including a 3-for-5 effort in a 6-3 win over Missouri. He opened the scoring against the Tigers with a two-run single in the first. In a 7-5 win over Central Arkansas later in the day, Holtz drove in the game-tying run in the sixth inning, then drew a bases loaded walk in the ninth to plate the go-ahead run.

 

Baseball Pitcher of the Week

Josh McMinn, Oral Roberts

Sr. | RHP | Oklahoma City, Okla.

• Earned the second weekly honor of his career and first of the season

• Six strikeouts equaled his season-high and now shares the league lead with two victories

 

Baseball Player of the Week

Logan Holtz, South Dakota State

Sr. | Outfielder | Urbana, Iowa

• Earned the first weekly honor of his career

• Currently ranks second in The Summit League with a .385 batting average

 

2019 Baseball Weekly Award Winners

February 18

Player of the Week: Andrew Pace, Oral Roberts

Pitcher of the Week: Brady Stover, SDSU

February 25

Player of the Week: Kevin Raisbeck, Western Illinois

Pitcher of the Week: Payton Kinney, Omaha

March 4

Player of the Week: Logan Holtz, South Dakota State

Pitcher of the Week: Josh McMinn, Oral Roberts

 

Others Nominated for Player of the Week: Isaac Coffey, Oral Roberts; Thomas Debonville, Omaha; Peter Brookshaw, North Dakota State.

 

Others Nominated for Pitcher of the Week: Joey Machado, Omaha; Alec Holcomb, North Dakota State; Cody Carlson, South Dakota State.

 

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