SPORTS SHORT: UNI’s Fisher is MVC’s Pitcher of Week

CEDAR FALLS – Northern Iowa senior pitcher Jamie Fisher has been named Missouri Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week for the third time this season.

The former BCLUW standout went 3-0 in the circle last week, defeating Iowa State and claiming two wins over rival Indiana State.

Opponents scored just three earned runs and had 12 hits off Fisher in her 17 1/3 innings pitched. She had an earned run average of 1.21 and recorded a pair of shutouts while walking just five, striking out 14 and holding the opposition to a .203 batting average.