GENESEO, N.Y - SUNY Geneseo sophomore pitcher Ashlyn Kersch was named State University of New York Athletic Conference (SUNYAC) Pitcher of the Week, announced Monday.
Kersch twirled a pair of gems for the Knights as she earned wins over University of New England, 10-2, and Marian, 10-0. Kersch threw five innings against UNE, allowing four hits and a pair of unearned runs. She struck out eight Nor'easters and walked just one. She also went 2-for-3 from the plate, including a two-run home run, the first of her career. Against Marian, Kersch earned a five-inning shutout, allowing just four hits and a walk while ringing up a pair of strikeouts. Kersch leads the league in ERA (0.41) among pitchers with 10.0 innings pitched or more, and has recorded 15 strikeouts on the season.
The Knights (10-2) will return to action on Wednesday, March 28 when they host Alfred for a pair of non-conference games.