OU Baseball: Dane Acker named National Pitcher of the Week, earns performance of the week | Sports


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.

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…

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