Posted: Apr 10, 2017
Jamie Carlson was a force on the mound this week, blanking the Iona Gaels, and opened up NEC play for the Pioneers with a 2-0 win against CCSU. Carlson currently leads the NEC in strikeouts with 95 as SHU sits 1-1 in the northeast conference. Carlson, the Corona, California native has recieved the NEC Pitcher of the week for the second time this season.
NEC PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Jamie Carlson, Sacred Heart
Sr., P, Corona, CA/Corona
Carlson twirled two complete-game shutouts last week, victimizing Central Connecticut and MAAC member Iona. In three appearances, Sacred Heart's ace totaled 14.2 innings and did not surrender a run. Carlson allowed only nine hits and three walks while striking out 17 batters last week. Going the distance in a 4-0 win over Iona, Carlson allowed five hits and struck out seven. Next time out, she limited CCSU to four hits and no runs in a 2-0 complete-game triumph. The senior came out of the bullpen in the eighth inning of Game 2 against CCSU, retiring the only two batters she faced.