April 9, 2013
Tysinger Grabs Another SAC Softball Pitcher of the Week Honors
ROCK HILL, SC -- Catawba freshman pitcher Carley Tysinger (Lexington, NC/C. Davidson HS) and Wingate junior Hayley Whitley have been voted as the SAC Softball Players of the Week for games played April 1 through 7. It was announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
Tysinger continued her standout freshman season for Catawba, earning victories in all four of the Indians’ games while compiling a 0.27 ERA. All of the victories came against conference opponents.
In a double-header at Brevard on Tuesday, Tysinger threw a combined 12 innings, allowing three hits and no runs while striking out 10. Then in a double-header at Mars Hill on Saturday, the Lexington, N.C. native allowed one run on nine hits in 13.2 innings, striking out 15.
Tysinger currently leads the SAC with 22 wins, a 1.10 ERA and 263 strikeouts.
Whitley led Wingate to a 5-1 week by pounding out 12 hits in 21 at-bats to finish with a .571 average. She started the week by going 5-for-7 with five RBI in a double-header sweep of Belmont Abbey, and then had three hits in a double-header with Brevard and four more in a pair of games with Tusculum.
The second baseman had multiple hits in four games, including three-hit performances on Monday against Belmont Abbey and on Saturday versus Tusculum. She also hit a home run on Wednesday in a 9-3 WU victory over Brevard.
Whitley’s week also included four runs scored and a walk. She is currently hitting .303 with 29 RBI on the season.
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