Anderson, NKU Sports Information
Ky. - Northern Kentucky University's Amanda Smith has been named
the Great Lakes Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week in softball.
the Norse to a 2-2 record in Florence, Ala., last weekend. It
is her second consecutive GLVC Pitcher of the Week award dating
back to the 2006 season.
The Canal Winchester,
Ohio, native hurled a complete-game shutout in a 6-0 win over Arkansas
Tech last Friday. Smith retired 11 consecutive
batters at one point and struck out three while forcing 14 ground
against North Alabama, Smith started and pitched four innings in
game one, giving up three earned runs and striking out two in a
had a relief appearance in game two, pitching a scoreless sixth
before allowing an unearned run in the seventh. On the season, Smith
has a 1-2 record with a 1.75 earned run average.
are hitting .245 against her. Smith was last named Pitcher of the
Week during the final week of the 2006 season, posting a 3-0 record
against Quincy and Missouri-St. Louis.
to action Feb. 23-25 in Decatur, Ala., at the Alabama-Huntsville
Charger Chillout tournament.