Kayla Owens earns HCAC Pitcher of the Week honors
March 14, 2011
by: Mallory Kemper, sports information intern
BLUFFTON, Ohio - Freshman Kayla Owens (Cincinnati/McAuley) was dominating on the mound for the Beavers in her first week
of collegiate softball and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
Softball Pitcher of the Week.
The freshman pitcher tossed Bluffton's first no-hitter in two seasons, posting a five-inning
8-0 win over Beloit. She finished the week with a 1.24 earned run average and posted
a 2-1 record in six appearances.
Owens threw 22.2 innings during the week with 15 strikeouts and held opponents to
a .198 batting average.
The Beavers (7-2, 0-0 HCAC) travel to Alma on Wednesday afternoon for a 3:30 p.m.
game. Bluffton opens its HCAC schedule at Rose-Hulman on Saturday, March 19th.