Forum staff reports, Published April 01 2013
NDSU’s Johnson nabs Summit softball honorFARGO – North Dakota State’s Whitney Johnson repeated as the Summit League softball Pitcher of the Week after recording all three wins in the Bison’s season-opening conference sweep of Indiana Purdue-Indianapolis.
It was her fourth award of the season and 10th in her career. She opened the series by striking out nine batters in an 8-0 five-inning victory, allowing just two hits and a walk. In game two of the double header, she tossed another complete-game win fanning 11 hitters. In the series finale, she threw her second two-hit shutout of the weekend with eight strikeouts and a walk.
She shared the award with Ashton Hughes of Nebraska-Omaha