Jaguar Softball’s Devin Brown earns 2nd SBC Pitcher of the Week Honor

March 3, 2015 · By · Filed Under News, Softball 
Freshman pitcher Devin Brown earned her second SBC Pitcher of the Week honor after going 2-0 with 26 strikeouts over the weekend at the 2015 Carolina Classic. | Photo: usajaguars.com

Freshman pitcher Devin Brown earned her second SBC Pitcher of the Week honor after going 2-0 with 26 strikeouts over the weekend at the 2015 Carolina Classic. | Photo: usajaguars.com

For the second time this season, freshman pitcher Devin Brown has been named the Sun Belt Conference Pitcher of the week. This is also the third weekly honor for given to a South Alabama player in four voting periods.

In the 2015 Carolina Classic in Columbia, SC, Brown went 2-0 with 26 strikeouts in 18 innings of work. She helped the team to win over Tennessee State and South Carolina to improve to 7-2 on the year. She only allowed four earned runs on eight hits in four appearances over the weekend including back-to-back eight-strikeout performances in the final day against Marshall and the Gamecocks.

Brown currently has a 1.88 ERA with 123 strikeouts and 18 earned runs allowed in 67 innings of work. She also has two saves and two shutouts in 16 total appearances. Opposing batters have been held to a .145 average and she is tied for the conference lead in strikeouts and is in the top three in the Sun Belt in ERA, opposing batting average and wins.

The Jags will return to the diamond on Saturday to being their conference schedule when they host Louisiana-Lafayette for a three game series beginning at noon on Saturday.

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