PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Softball) – Following three victories in the circle for the Shawnee State softball team, Allie Chapman (SR/Chesapeake, Ohio) has been named the Mid-South Conference Pitcher of the Week, conference officials announce Monday afternoon.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Softball) – Shawnee State hurler Allie Chapman (SR/Chesapeake, Ohio) was nearly flawless for her third-straight outing, as the senior pitched seven scoreless innings, striking out six and allowing just four hits en route to a 1-0 victory to ensure a weekend split with St. Catharine College on Saturday afternoon at Boone Coleman Field.
Following the 1-0 win, SSU was defeated, 8-3, in game two, sending the four-game set with the Patriots to a 2-2 split, while lifting Shawnee State from a 13-game conference losing streak.
PORTSMOUTH, Ohio (Softball) – Allie Chapman (SR/Chesapeake, Ohio) through seven shutout innings, struck out five and helped her own cause with an RBI double, as the Shawnee State softball team earned a 2-0 victory before falling, 9-4, to St. Catharine College on Friday afternoon in a doubleheader split at Boone Coleman Field.
Chapman was masterful on the mound, working around seven hits and a walk while stranding seven Patriot runners aboard en route to the 83-pitch, seven inning victory.
Circleville, Ohio (Softball) – Shawnee State broke a 17-game losing streak on Monday after defeating Ohio Christian University in both games. Shawnee claimed the second victory in extra innings at the OCU Softball Field.
Allie Chapman (SR/Chesapeake, Ohio) pitched in the first game of the day for SSU. She earned the win after allowing just four hits and no walks with four strikeouts in her shutout performance. Taylor Moore got the loss for OCU.
COLUMBIA, Ky. (Softball) – No. 8 Lindsey Wilson's Lyndsey Parden struck out the first 13 batters she faced – and 15 of the 18 in the contest – en route to a six-inning perfect game, leading the Blue Raiders to an 8-0 victory to set up a four-game sweep of the Bears, culminating with a pair of 8-0 wins on Sunday afternoon at Lindsey Wilson Park.
Parden's quest for perfection began with four-straight innings of three-up-three down, three strikeout innings, as the Blue Raiders scored five runs in the second inning to take a commanding lead. After a leadoff strikeout in the fifth, Heidi Hall (SO/Greenwich, Ohio) finally put a ball in play, grounding out back to the circle. The LWC hurler added another K in the fifth for good measure, and struck out four of the final six batters.