NIACC's Williamson selected as ICCAC pitcher of the week

NIACC pitcher Brandon Williamson was selected as the ICCAC pitcher of the week for the week of April 2-8.
NIACC pitcher Brandon Williamson was selected as the ICCAC pitcher of the week for the week of April 2-8.

MASON CITY - NIACC sophomore Brandon Williamson was selected as the ICCAC pitcher of the week for the week of April 2-8.

Williamson, a left-hander from Welcome, Minn., tossed a complete-game four-hitter with a career-best 12 strikeouts in a 2-1 win over DMACC on Saturday.

Williamson (4-3) has 51 strikeouts with 20 walks and a 3.96 earned run average in 36 1/3 innings pitched.

Williamson, who has signed with Michigan State, ranks seventh on NIACC's career strikeout list with 98.

It is the third time this season that a NIACC player has been selected as the ICCAC player of the week. Fox Leum earned the player of week honor for the week of Feb. 19-25 and Kamrin Arons was the player of the week for the week of March 26-April 2.

NIACC returns to action Wednesday with a doubleheader against the Loras College Junior Varsity in Dubuque. The Trojans will also play a twinbill against Clarke College on Thursday in Peosta and are slated to play a four-game series at Kirkwood in Cedar Rapids on Saturday and Sunday.