Nate Alberius, Sun Belt pitcher of the week

Nate Alberius was named Sun Belt Conference pitcher of the week yesterday after he threw 8 1/3 innings in Arkansas State’s win over South Alabama on Saturday. He leads ASU with five victories and has a 3.72 ERA with 47 strikeouts in 65 1/3 innings.

Alberius is the younger brother of former Razorback pitcher Josh Alberius. Nate spent a couple of falls with Arkansas before transferring to Crowder College last year.