Chambers Named OVC Pitcher of the Week
EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – SIUE softball's Haley Chambers (Coatesville, Indiana) was named the Ohio Valley Conference Pitcher of the Week for the second straight week after her outstanding performance at the Bulldog Invitational.
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Chambers improved to 5-0 as a pitcher with a shutout over Troy and a victory over Elon. She struck out 21 batters for the second straight week. She fanned a season-high 13 in the win over Troy and added eight strikeouts against Elon. Overall, she holds a 0.93 earned run average with 42 strikeouts in 30 innings pitched.
This is the eighth time Chambers has been selected as the OVC Pitcher of the Week.
Chambers also has been a major performer on offense for the Cougars as the team's leadoff hitter. She currently holds a team-best batting average of .464 with three home runs and eight runs batted in.
SIUE is idle this weekend and returns to action Feb. 27-March 1 at the Auburn Tournament. The Cougars will face Connecticut, Texas State, Samford, Auburn, and Ohio State in the three-day tournament.
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