MASON CITY - NIACC freshman right-handed pitcher Kristen Peka gained her first two collegiate wins with a pair of victories over NJCAA Division III No. 1 Rock Valley over the weekend earning her ICCAC pitcher of the week honors for the week of Feb. 18-24.
NIACC won 3-2 and 6-5 in the two games, and Peka moved her record to 2-0.
Peka pitched all 14 innings in the two games allowing five earned runs. She struck out seven batters as well, giving up less than one hit or walk per inning. She also had three hits, two of them home runs in four games with plate appearances last week.