Ben Sietsema Named MIAA Pitcher of the Week
Monday, April 20, 2009
For the second time this spring, Calvin College junior Ben Sietsema has been named the MIAA’s Pitcher of the Week. Sietsema, a junior from Ada (NorthPointe Christian HS), fired a five-hit shutout in leading the Knights to a 1-0 victory over Trine last Thursday.
Sietsema struck out 11 and walked only one in recording his second shutout in MIAA play this season. He is 4-0 in league play with a 2.00 earned run average and 22 strikeouts in 27 innings pitched.
Overall this spring, Sietsema is 5-1 with a 3.41 earned run average.
Calvin returns to action this spring when it hosts Davenport at 4:00 p.m. in a non-conference game.