Wednesday, March 30, 2011

GLVC honors Stars' Watson

University of Illinois Springfield junior Aubrey Watson has been named the Great Lakes Valley Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week.

The Auburn native gave up five hits and had two strikeouts over eight innings in a 1-0 win against Quincy Saturday. It was her first career shutout.

Watson has an earned-run average of 1.87. She has 24 strikeouts in 13 appearances and a 1-2 record. Her 33 2/3 innings pitched ranks second for the Stars.

The award was featured in a March 30, 2011, article in The State Journal-Register.

Read the story online