Freshman Pierce Banks Banks First Career MIAA Pitcher of the Week Citation

Freshman Pierce Banks has his first MIAA Pitcher of the Week award under his belt. (Action photo provided)
Freshman Pierce Banks has his first MIAA Pitcher of the Week award under his belt. (Action photo provided)

FREELAND, Mich.--Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association on Monday named Adrian College freshman Pierce Banks (Sterling Heights, Mich./Parkway Christian High School) the MIAA Pitcher of the Week, for the period ending Sunday.

Banks took a no-hitter into the seventh inning of an 8-3 win over Calvin on Friday. He struck out a career-high eight batters in seven innings of work, allowing an unearned run.

For the season, the athletic training major improved to 4-0 on the season and moved into the MIAA leaderboard for earned-run average (3rd, 1.57), wins (T-2nd, 4) and strikeouts (6th, 27).

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