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Studer named UMAC pitcher of the week

ST. PAUL — TJ Studer, of Perham, was named the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC) Pitcher of the Week Tuesday.

Studer earned a complete game shutout versus North Central University, striking out 10 batters in a three-hit performance for the University of Northwestern St. Paul senior.

Studer currently has a 3.24 earned run average and a 2-2 record on the mound. His 25 innings pitched leads the Eagles’ staff.

Studer's teammate,Ryan Sutterer (Anoka, Minn./Anoka ), was chosen as the league's Baseball Player of the Week. Sutterer, a freshman, boasted a .579 batting average, .636 on-base percentage and a 1.000 slugging rate in five games last week, helping UNW to a 4-1 record.

Sutterer's plate appearances included a pair of doubles, two home runs and eight runs batted in. To date this season, Sutterer is hitting .370 with a Northwestern-best 14 RBI and 20 hits heading into Tuesday's tripleheader at Bethany Lutheran College.

Story  and photo courtesy Greg Johnson, Assistant Director for Sports Information; University of Northwestern St. Paul.