DICKINSON, ND- DSU Baseball player, Sagan Osborne, and Blue Hawk Softball player, Alex Watson, have been named this weeks DSU Athletes of the Week for their performances last week in a Blue Hawk uniform.
Osborne led the Blue Hawk Baseball team at the plate in their four game series sweep over the University of Winnipeg last weekend. Sagan was 9-15 (.600 avg.) at the plate with four runs scored, four doubles, a triple and recorded 10 RBI's. The Blue Hawks are now 10-8 in the NSAA and 23-23 overall.
Watson was also named NAIA Pitcher of the Week and NSAA Pitcher of the Week. Watson earned three victories and a pair of saves as No. 16-ranked Dickinson State (N.D.) went 6-0 record for the week. She shut down Mayville State (N.D.) 8-0 in six innings, giving up three hits and striking out 12 batters. Watson added a victory and a save in relief in Blue Hawks' doubleheader sweep over NCAA Division II Mary (N.D.). She notched a complete victory in a 2-0 win 11-inning over Jamestown (N.D.), recording 14 strikeouts in the game. She closed the week with a save in another Blue Hawks' 7-4 victory over UJ. For the Week, Watson worked for 24 innings and did not give up a run and allowed eight hits. She struck out a total of 34 batters in five games (6.8 strikeouts per game). The Blue Hawks are now 15-1 in NSAA play and 36-7 overall.
Congratulations to Sagan and Alex for receiving this weeks DSU Athletes of the Week.