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Gulbransen Named Horizon League's Pitcher of the Week
Jon Gulbransen has been named Horizon League Pitcher of the Week. (Ray Acevedo)
Jon Gulbransen has been named Horizon League Pitcher of the Week. (Ray Acevedo)

Monday, March 02, 2009

Valparaiso University’s Jon Gulbransen (Appleton, Wis./Fox Valley Lutheran H.S.) has been named the Horizon League’s Pitcher of the Week after tossing eight innings of shutout baseball on Sunday against Arkansas-Little Rock.

The sophomore left-hander allowed just two hits in eight innings of work in game one of the doubleheader against the Trojans in Valpo’s 2-0 victory.  He walked just one and struck out a career-high eight hitters.

On the season, Gulbransen is now 2-0 with a 2.08 earned run average in 13 innings of work.  He has allowed just nine hits, with opponents hitting just .184 against him, and has struck out 12.

Valpo (4-1) will head to Arkansas on Tuesday afternoon for a 3:05 p.m. contest in Fayetteville.

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