Date Published

Monday, April 22, 2013

CHICKASHA – After a three-hitter against the No. 19 team in the country, USAO’s Chris Fischer was named Sooner Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week.

Against Oklahoma Baptist on Sunday, Fischer (4-3) threw a complete game, allowing just three hits and walking just two batters. In the win, Fischer didn’t permit any earned runs.

In the game, he threw 10 strikeouts, which matches his season high set in early March against Hillsdale Freewill Baptist College.

Fischer has a season ERA of 3.95 and is second on the team in most strikeouts thrown with 47 for the season. His season batting average against is 0.218.

Fischer also earned SAC Pitcher of the Week honors on March 4.

Fischer joined the team this season after one semester at the University of New Mexico. He previously played at Paradise Valley Community College and Midland College.

He is a junior from Moriarty, N.M., and is the son of Jimmy and Monica Fischer.