Elmira College, Mansfield Tout Pitchers of the Week

Elmira College, Mansfield Tout Pitchers of the Week

Both the Mounties and the Soaring Eagles have a Pitcher of the Week on their rosters.
Centerville, MA -- In addition to EC Athlete of the Week and Empire 8 Pitcher of the Week honors, fourth-year standout Alex Puglisi of the Elmira College softball team can add another award to her collection this week as she was named the Corvias ECAC Division III Upstate Pitcher of the Week.
In Elmira's only two games last week, both against Lycoming College, Puglisi proved to be the difference in both games, not only with her pitching but also with her bat.  The Shelton, CT native tossed a complete game shutout, striking out six batters while allowing just three hits as Elmira won 5-0 in game one.  She would not pitch in game two, but her effort at the plate in both games more than made up for it as she batted 2-for-3, bringing home five runs as she launched two home runs. 
Elmira will be back in action this Friday, April 11th when the Soaring Eagles host Ithaca College in EC's Empire 8 Conference opening doubleheader.  The doubleheader is scheduled to start at 3:00 p.m. at Eldridge Park Stadium in Elmira, NY.  

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Mansfield, Pa. – Mansfield University senior standout Emily Crandell continues to receive recognition of her outstanding performance last week by being named the ECAC Division II Pitcher of the Week.

Crandell, who was selected as the PSAC East Pitcher of the Week on Monday, posted a 2-0 record with two complete-games and a 0.00 ERA last in wins over Kutztown and Millersville.

The righty went all eight innings in an extra-innings 3-1 win at Kutztown and followed that with her first collegiate shutout in a 4-0 victory over Millersville.

In 15.0 innings worked, Crandell allowed no earned runs and struck out 10.

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