April 6, 2016
Tysinger Takes Home Fifth SAC Pitcher of the Week Honor for 2016
ROCK HILL, S.C. (TheSAC.com) – Carley Tysinger from Catawba was tabbed the Astroturf South Atlantic Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week, while Lenoir-Rhyne’s Christina Walker was tabbed the Astroturf South Atlantic Conference Softball Player of the Week for games played March 28-April 3. It was announced by the conference office on Tuesday.
Tysinger, a senior from Lexington, N.C., went 4-0 last week with 42 strikeouts in four complete games, including a pair of double-digit strikeout performances. Her in 26 innings pitched, Tysinger allowed no earned runs and scattered just 10 hits. Her four wins pushed her to the top of the Catawba all-time wins chart as she now has 89 in her career in the Navy and White. The honor is her fifth Pitcher of the Week plaudit this season.
Walker, a sophomore from Roxboro, N.C., hit .550 with five multiple hit games to lead the Bears to a 6-0 record last week, including a pair of South Atlantic Conference series sweeps. She finished the week with 11 hits to go along with a double, a triple and three RBI. She slugged .700 for the Bears in the six-game span and scored eight runs. Lenoir-Rhyne is currently riding a 14-game winning streak and is 10-0 in SAC play. The award is her first Player of the Week selection this season.
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