MONMOUTH, Ore. -- A Glide High School graduate and former Dr. Stewart's player has been honored for his performance on the mound for Western Oregon University.
WOU junior right-hander Jacob Fricke was named the Great Northwest Athletic Conference's Player of the Week on Monday.
Fricke threw seven scoreless innings to set the table for the Wolves' 9-0 shutout of Central Washington in Sunday's opener in Ellensburg.
He allowed five hits and one walk and struck out seven to earn his first win of the season.
After pitching out of a jam in the first, Fricke retired eight straight batters and did not allow a runner past first in his final six innings.