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Gonzalez earns second Pitcher of the Week honor

Courtesy: ORU Media Relations
          Release: 05/19/2013
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FRISCO, Texas – Oral Roberts University junior pitcher Alex Gonzalez capped off a great regular season on Sunday as he was named Southland Conference Pitcher of the Week.

Gonzalez, a native of Delray Beach, Fla., tied a career high single game strikeout total with 13 in eight shutout innings against Northwestern State this past Thursday.

Through regular season action, Gonzalez has accumulated 125 strikeouts this season for the second highest total the nation and the sixth-most in a single season in Southland history.

It was the second this season Gonzalez has been named Pitcher of the Week as he was honored by the conference on April 1.

ORU will begin postseason play on Wednesday at 9 a.m. as the No. 3 seed in the Southland Conference Tournament in Sugar Land, Texas, against No. 6 seed Stephen F. Austin. All tournament games are available for live stream at www.southland.org/television

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