Lady Trojans’ Rainey Named Sun Belt Pitcher of the Week
TROY, Ala (troytrojans.com) – After making three dominant appearances this past week, Troy’s Ashley Rainey has been named the Sun Belt as Pitcher of the Week.
Rainey posted a 1.21 ERA over 17.1 innings of work against UAB and Georgia State during the week. She started her week with 5.0 innings of relief on at UAB. Rainey got the Trojans out of the jam and held the Blazers to just two hits and no runs in Troy’s 4-2 victory.
The Tuscaloosa native got the start and win in the circle for Troy’s first Sun Belt opener against Georgia State as she improved her record to 10-5 on the season. She threw 5.1 innings, allowed only one run and scattered seven hits. Rainey also got the start in the series finale against the Panthers and suffered a hard-luck loss.
The Trojans return to the diamond on Wednesday when they host Florida A&M at the Troy Softball Complex with the first pitch set for 5 p.m. Troy will continue Sun Belt play by visiting Appalachian State for a three-game series beginning on Saturday.