April 14, 2014
BOCA RATON, Fla. - Florida Atlantic University softball pitcher Kylee Hanson was named the Conference USA Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced Monday.
The freshman from Jupiter pitched two complete game victories for the Owls last week. On April 9, she gave up just three hits, had nine strikeouts and allowed an unearned run in a 3-1 win over Florida Gulf Coast.
In April 12's 4-0 win over Charlotte, Hanson again allowed just three hits, while striking out five and shutting out the 49ers. For the week, Hanson went 2-0, with 14 strikeouts and a 0.00 ERA. This season, she has thrown 121 innings with 83 strikeouts and a 1.79 ERA.
The Owls host UTEP for a three-game series beginning with a doubleheader on Friday, April 18 starting at 6 p.m. Friday also will be Senior Night and FAU's four seniors will be honored before the first game.
Live stats and live video of the game will be available at www.fausports.com. For tickets, contact the FAU Ticket Office at 1-866-FAU-OWLS.