Burnham named USCAA Player of the Week
April 8, 2014
Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College sophomore softball player Sarah Burnham was named the United States Collegiate Athletic Association (USCAA) Player of the Week, the national office announced on Tuesday, April 8.
Last week, Burnham filled the stat sheet by going 13-for-22 at the plate for a batting average of .591. She hit four doubles, three triples, had nine RBIs, and scored seven runs. She also earned a pitching record of 2-1 where she tallied 23 strikeouts, giving up 18 hits and nine earned runs in 19 innings pitched.
Currently in 26 games played, Burnham ranks second in the USCAA in wins as a pitcher (8) and is fourth in total strikeouts (68). She leads the Pomeroys in batting average (.372), hits (35), doubles (10), triples (5), and RBIs (19).
The Parke County, Ind. native has earned this honor for the first time in her career.