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Fresno State’s Thomas named MW baseball Pitcher of the Week

Fresno State’s Ricky Tyler Thomas throws against Creighton in their game at Beiden Field Friday, Feb. 19, 2016.
Fresno State’s Ricky Tyler Thomas throws against Creighton in their game at Beiden Field Friday, Feb. 19, 2016. ckohlruss@fresnobee.com

Fresno State sophomore left-hander Ricky Tyler Thomas was named the Mountain West Conference Pitcher of the Week for May 9-15.

Thomas pitched seven shutout innings in the Bulldogs’ 9-1 victory over UNLV on May 13. Thomas, from San Diego, allowed seven hits and two walks while striking out seven.

Thomas was named the conference’s Pitcher of the Week for the third time this season.

Fresno State returns to action at 6:05 p.m. Thursday for the opener of a three-game, nonconference, regular-season-ending series against San Francisco.

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