ORU’s Cummings and Ausua Sweep #SummitBSB Weekly Awards

ORU’s Cummings and Ausua Sweep #SummitBSB Weekly Awards

ELMHURST, Ill. – Oral Roberts outfielder Noah Cummings was named Summit League Baseball Player of the Week, while teammate Miguel Ausua garnered the Pitcher of the Week award for their performances during the week of Feb. 20-26.

Jr. // OF // Alpine, Calif.

  • Earned his second career Player of the Week award
  • Hit the first inning two-run home run Saturday to set the stage for a series sweep at Alabama
  • Had a hit in all four-games he played in this week to extend his current hit-streak to seven games
  • For the week, he accounted for eight runs (2 runs, 6 RBI) with eight hits, two walks, and three extra base hits (2B, 2HR)
  • Batted .500 (8-for-16) with a .556 on-base percentage and .938 slugging percentage

Also nominated: Brock Logan, Fort Wayne; Parker Smejkal, Omaha; Adam McGinnis, Western Illinois

Previous honorees: Feb. 20 – Mason Pierzchalski, NDSU

Jr. // LHP // Penuelas, Puerto Rico

  • Received his first career Pitcher of the Week honor
  • Improves to 2-0 on the season after holding Alabama to just one run through six innings of work
  • Struck out six batters in the Golden Eagles 5-2 victory, while allowing six hits and two walks

Also nominated: Brandon Phelps, Fort Wayne; Grant Suponchick, Omaha; Ian Koch, Western Illinois

Previous honorees: Feb. 20 – Ryam Froom, SDSU

Celebrating its 35th season of Division I athletics, The Summit League offers 19 championship sports and has a combined enrollment of over 120,000 at nine institutions, including four located in top 60 U.S. metro populations and two land-grant universities. Member institutions include: Denver (University of Denver), Fort Wayne (Indiana University-Purdue University-Fort Wayne), IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis), North Dakota State University, Omaha (University of Nebraska Omaha), Oral Roberts University, the University of South Dakota, South Dakota State University and Western Illinois University. Previously known as the Mid-Continent Conference, The Summit League rebranded in 2007 and has since produced eight NCAA Champions along with over 80 Academic All-Americans, 75 All-America selections and numerous former student-athletes competing at the highest professional level. For more information about the league, visit www.thesummitleague.org website, follow The Summit League on Twitter @thesummitleague and watch the weekly "Inside The Summit League" show at www.thesummitleague.org/itsl. 


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