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Published On: April 6th, 2004

This week’s Missouri Valley Conference Baseball Pitcher of the Week is Jake Hansen of UNI.

Sophomore Jake Hansen was unstoppable in the University of Northern Iowa?s final game of the series at Illinois State. The southpaw threw a one hit, complete game shutout with 12 strikeouts in the Panthers? 3-0 victory.

The native of Council Bluffs, IA, had six innings where he faced just three batters and had at least one strikeout in seven of his nine innings on the mound. He sent 11 of his 12 strikeouts down swinging.

He finished the game throwing 120 pitches with 75 of them being strikes. He has a record of 1-2.