DeWitz Named MIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week

Posted on April 3rd, 2006 by

Junior Joyce DeWitz has been named MIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week

Junior Joyce DeWitz has been named MIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week

Gustavus Adolphus College softball player Joyce DeWitz (Good Thunder, Minn.) has been named Minnesota Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week for the week ending April 2, 2006. DeWitz, a junior, compiled a 4-1 record with a earned run average of 0.93 as she allowed 17 hits and four earned runs in 30.2 innings of work while striking out 30 and walking 15.

The Gusties posted a record of 7-1 including a 6-0 mark on their spring break trip to Orlando, Florida. DeWitz pitched all nine innings in the Gusties 7-6 win over regionally rated DePauw, and then scattered six hits and allowed one earned run while striking out 12 in the team’s 7-1 win over regionally rated UW-Whitewater. This past Saturday, DeWitz did not allow an earned run and limited Augsburg to two hits in six innings of work, but the Gusties lost 1-0 to the Auggies. She then pitched two and two-thirds innings of the second game and did not allow a hit, picking up the win as the Gusties claimed a 4-3 victory. On the season, DeWitz is 4-3 with a 2.98 earned run average.

DeWitz, a history major, is the daughter of David and Ann DeWitz of Good Thunder and a 2003 graduate of Maple River High School.


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