CEDAR CITY, Utah - Southern Utah University's Ariel Zimmerman has been named the Big Sky Conference Pitcher of the Week after picking up a pair of wins during the Thunderbirds three-game sweep of Weber State over the weekend.
The Lehi, Utah native went 3-0 on the week after taking an earlier victory at Utah State before posting two wins over the Wildcats. Zimmerman turned in six strikeouts during each of her appearances in the circle at WSU along with a 1.31 ERA to improve her conference record to 6-3 on the year. She currently leads the SUU pitching staff with 10 overall wins and a total of 98 strikeouts in 152.2 innings.
The Thunderbirds are back in Cedar City this week as they prepare to close out their 2013 home slate with a doubleheader against the University of Utah on Wednesday at Noon followed by a weekend series featuring Northern Colorado.