Wilson named NCBWA DII National Pitcher of the Week

UMSL's Kyle Wilson

The National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association released its final weekly NCAA Division II National Players of the Week awards of the 2015 season for the week ending on May 3. University of Missouri–St. Louis junior lefty Kyle Wilson is the National Pitcher of the Week.

Wilson (O’Fallon, Ill.), a business administration major, threw the program’s first no-hitter in 15 years in a 10-0 win over Lincoln last Wednesday, while coming up just one error shy of a perfect game. The appearance was his first start this season on the mound after six showings in relief. In total, the southpaw went seven innings with five strikeouts.

Founded in 1962, the NCBWA is dedicated to the advancement of college baseball. Membership is open to writers, broadcasters and publicists of the sport. Members receive a membership card, directory, newsletter updates and official votes in the Howser Award Player of the Year, Regional Player of the Year and NCBWA All-America voting. The NCBWA also sponsors preseason All-America awards, publication and writing contests.

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