Vermeulen receives regional honor
South Dakota State University relief pitcher Trever Vermeulen has been Central Region Pitcher of the Week by CollegeBaseballInsider.com
In three outings last weekend against North Dakota State, the right-hander did not allow a run as he struck out 13 batters and walked only one in 10 innings of work, holding opposing batters to a .097 batting average. He was the winning pitcher in the opening game of the four-game series on May 6 and earned his eighth save of the season in the first game of a doubleheader on May 7. In a 15-inning marathon on May 8, Vermeulen tossed 6 1/3 scoreless innings, recording a career-high eight strikeouts.
A senior, Vermeulen has posted a 2-0 record with a 0.98 earned run average in league games this season, while recording six saves and 36 strikeouts in 27.2 innings.The Jackrabbits, 31-13 overall, travel to Tulsa, Okla., for a four-game series Friday through Sunday at Oral Roberts. SDSU holds a two-game lead over Oral Roberts for the top spot in the Summit League standings.