#uttylersb's Batten Named ASC Co-Pitcher of the Week

Monday, March 31, 2014
by Jeff Williford

RICHARDSON -- UT Tyler sophomore pitcher Kelsie Batten has been named the American Southwest Conference Co-Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday.  Batten was stellar against LeTourneau, improving her season-record to 15-2 overall.

Batten was dominant in two starts for the Patriots, tossing two complete games while totaling 11 strikeouts.

In 16 innings thrown, the sophomore held LeTourneau batters to a .130 batting average, allowing just two base-on-balls while giving up just one unearned run.

Batten has now gone 23 consecutive innings (3 games) without giving up an earned run.

For more on the ASC Players of the Week, please visit ASCsports.org