Dakota State outfielder Ian Barker, a Truman High School graduate, has been named the North Star Athletic Association Baseball Player of the Week.

Barker, a sophomore transfer from MCC-Longview, went 11 for 26 with 10 RBIs and 10 runs scored in the opening week for Dakota State, an NAIA school in Madison, S.D.

He hit three home runs and four doubles for a slugging percentage of .923 for the week. He went 4 for 5 with two doubles, a home run and five RBIs in his debut at Dakota State, a 13-5 win at Briar Cliff (Iowa), and recorded at least two hits and two runs in five of six games.