Andy Fisher

Andy Fisher is the second pitcher in Illini history to earn a National Pitcher of the Week honor.

CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (WAND) -- The hottest pitcher in college baseball plays at the University of Illinois.

Redshirt senior Andy Fisher is the second Illini pitcher in history to to be named National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association (NCBWA) National Pitcher of the Week.

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This honor comes after Fisher pitched eight scoreless innings against Indiana while tying his season-high with nine strikeouts.

Fisher is slotted to start tomorrow night at home against Purdue.