ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts senior Anthony Sequeira was selected as the Summit League Pitchers of the Week for his performance April 20-26.
PITCHERS OF THE WEEK
Anthony Sequeira, Oral Roberts
Petaluma, Calif. // Santa Rosa JC
Sequeira records his first career Pitcher of the Week award of the season after collecting a win over South Dakota State and a save vs. UALR. In Tuesday's game against the Trojans, the senior right hander had three strikeouts in his lone inning of work on just 11 pitches for the save. In Sunday's extra inning win over the Jackrabbits, he tossed the final four innings with six strikeouts and a walk to earn his first win of the year. For the week, Sequeira pitched five innings in relief with nine strikeouts, one walk and no hits allowed. On the year, he has a 1.17 ERA with 30 strikeouts, six saves and just four walks. Sequeira has also earned two Player of the Week awards this season.
Also nominated: Tyler Fox, Omaha; Adam Bray, South Dakota State.
Previous honorees: Feb. 16 – Kyler Stout, ORU; Feb. 23 – Zach Williamsen, UNO; March 2 – Tyler Hamer, UNO; March 9 – Preston Church, WIU; March 16 – Xavier Altamirano, ORU; March 23 – Talon Jumper, SDSU; March 30 – Guillermo Trujillo, ORU; April 6 – Ryan Wells, IPFW; April 13 – Adam Bray, SDSU; April 20 – Adam Bray, SDSU.
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In its fourth decade of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at nine institutions, including four located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions along with over 65 All-Americans, 60 Academic All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league and to "See The Summit", visit www.thesummitleague.org, follow on Twitter @thesummitleague, download The Summit League's Front Row app, and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl.