March 3, 2009

Sarah Phillips Named PBC Pitcher of the Week

Weekly Release

AUGUSTA, GA – Sophomore Sarah Phillips has been named the Peach Belt Conference pitcher of the week after dominating Tusculum last week in a doubleheader sweep, tossing 9.0 innings of three hit ball while striking out 12.

Phillips picks up her second career weekly award from the Peach Belt after being named pitcher of the week on February 12th of last season.

Sarah Phillips picked up both victories in a doubleheader sweep over Tusculum last week, tossing a complete game three-hit shutout while striking out 10 in game one, and coming in relief to pick up the win in the nightcap.

Overall, she pitched 9.0 innings, facing four batters over the minimum, recording 12 strikeouts and not allowing a run or a walk. Phillips is 6-1 on the year with an earned run average of 1.83 to rank third in the Peach Belt Conference.