Courtney Rudd, Ferrum, Pitcher of the Week

Courtney Rudd, Ferrum, Pitcher of the Week

The junior from Mebane, North Carolina earned a 2-0 record in three appearances last week for the Panthers versus USA South competition. Rudd tossed a total of 15.0 shutout innings while allowing five hits without a walk and 20 strikeouts. In a 10-0, five-inning, victory over Agnes Scott, Rudd tossed a perfect game to go along with nine strikeouts. In another win over Agnes Scott, Rudd started the contest but tossed just three shutout innings, allowing three hits to record a no-decision. Finally, in a 4-0 victory over Wesleyan, Rudd went the distance and allowed no runs on two hits with zero walks and 11 strikeouts. Also Nominated: Taylor Bailey, Averett; Lauryn Smith, Salem; Carsyn Stone, Covenant; Sarah Walker, Piedmont; Maddy Wetherholt, Greensboro.