SYDNEY FRIDAY OF TRINITY UNIVERSITY, a junior right-hander from Sugar Land, Texas, has been selected the SCAC Softball Pitcher-of-the-Week for games played from Monday, April 16 through Sunday, April 22.
Friday led the Tigers to a 3-1 record against
Southwestern this past weekend, clinching the team’s first
SCAC West Division title since the 2008 season.
Friday pitched three complete-game victories in her only appearances for the week, posting an ERA of just 1.11 for the weekend, and striking out 10 batters in 19 innings. She opened the weekend with a one-hit shutout over the Pirates, then turned right around to nab a 5-1 victory in game two.
On Sunday, Friday led the Tigers to a division-clinching win over Southwestern in game one of the final doubleheader of the regular season, scattering 10 hits over seven innings.
For the season, Friday leads the Tigers with a 14-6 record and a 1.26 ERA in 23 appearances. She has recorded eight shutouts and 19 complete games in her 20 starts, striking out 88 batters in 133.1 innings of work. Opponents are hitting just .208 against her this season, and she has allowed just 24 earned runs.
Week 1 Sydney Friday, Trinity University
Week 2 Lauren Zearfoss, Southwestern University
Week 3 Sydney Friday, Trinity University
Week 4 Bethany Fronk, Birmingham-Southern College
Week 5 Lauren Mercado, Trinity University
Week 6 Bethany Fronk, Birmingham-Southern College
Week 7 Ronni Ferris, Birmingham-Southern College
Week 8 Ashley Halbert, Hendrix College
Week 9 Lyndsy Maus, Southwestern University
Week 10 Sydney Friday, Trinity University