Published On: Tue, Mar 5th, 2013

Tribal member named SoCon pitcher of the week

GREENVILLE, SC – Furman’s Shelby Parker, an EBCI tribal member, has been named Southern Conference Pitcher of the Week after posting a 1-0 record and 0.91 earned run average in four appearances.  It was announced on Monday, March 4 by the league office.

EBCI tribal member Shelby Parker was named SoCon Pitcher of the Week.  (Furman Athletics photo)

EBCI tribal member Shelby Parker was named SoCon Pitcher of the Week. (Furman Athletics photo)

The sophomore righthander began the week by allowing just one earned run in one and 2/3 innings of relief while fanning four batters in a doubleheader at USC Upstate on Wednesday, Feb. 27.  On Friday, March 1, at the Combat Invitational in Rock Hill, S.C., Parker tossed five innings of four-hit, shutout ball to guide the Paladins to a 4-0 victory over the Rhode Island Rams.  She capped her week by tossing a perfect inning with a strikeout versus Monmouth later in the day.

Parker finished the week allowing just one earned run on seven hits while striking out 12 batters in seven and 2/3 innings of work.

– Furman University 

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