FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

April 26, 2010

 

BERARD NAMED LITTLE EAST
CO-PITCHER OF THE WEEK

Providence, RI-Rhode Island College junior Amanda Berard (Swansea, MA) was named the Little East Conference Softball Co-Pitcher of the Week for her performance in a 6-0 week for the Anchorwomen. She shares the honor with Western Connecticut sophomore Molly Rathbun (Hebron, CT).

 

 

 

Berard posted a 3-0 record and a save in four appearances this past week to help Rhode Island College extend its season-high winning streak to nine games. She limited the opposition to just three earned runs on nine hits, while striking out 15. On April 24, Berard hurled a perfect game at Plymouth State, retiring all 15 batters she faced in a 12-0 Anchorwomen victory. The following afternoon, she recorded eight punch outs to earn the victory in relief over UMass Boston.

 

For the season, she has appeared in 18 games, starting 10 of them. She is 9-3 with five saves, a 1.48 ERA and 59 strikeouts in 85.0 innings pitched.

 

Head Coach Maria Morinís team is 24-5 overall and 8-2 in the Little East Conference.

 

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