Junior righthander Dane Acker has racked up more accolades for his no-hitter against LSU on Sunday.
Acker was named National Pitcher of the Week by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association, it was announced Tuesday. Acker also earned the Golden Spikes Performance of the Week on Tuesday.
Hunter Goodman of @MemphisBaseball blasted three grand slams and drove in 24 runs and Dane Acker of @OU_Baseball struck out 11 in a no-hitter vs. LSU to earn our National Player of the Week honors. https://t.co/w1KrEV6jnx pic.twitter.com/aAmgp5ge8M
— NCBWA (@NCBWA) March 3, 2020
The first no-hitter in 31 years for @OU_Baseball and over a ranked opponent 💪Dane Acker throws through history and earns the #GoldenSpikes @d1baseball Performance of the Week. Congrats, @DaneAcker! pic.twitter.com/M9UkPMSpdl
— Golden Spikes Award (@USAGoldenSpikes) March 3, 2020
The Brenham, Texas, native dueled LSU’s AJ Labas, throwing nine innings of no-hit, shutout ball. Acker was dominant, striking out 11 Tigers while walking just one.
Acker’s no-hitter was the first by an Oklahoma pitcher since 1989.
The Sooners only managed one run against Labas, a solo…