Kurtz named HCAC Player of the WeekMay 1, 2000
Erin Kurtz, a senior pitcher (Wooster, OH/Smithville), has been named the Heartland Conference Player of the Week for her efforts in three games last week.
Kurtz recorded three victories last week, including two in the HCAC over Defiance and league-leader Anderson. On Monday, she pitched all ten innings in Bluffton's 3-1 victory over Defiance. She allowed just four hits, struck out 11, walked none, and was 2-4 at the plate. On Wednesday at Albion College, she went the distance in Bluffton's 8-3 non-league win and went 1-3 at the plate. Then on Thursday, Kurtz pitched a one hit shutout over HCAC front-runner Anderson, striking out 10 batters and not walking any. She added a 1-3 day at the plate.