SSU Sports Information
Freshman Allie Chapman was named Mid-South Conference Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 23.
On the week, Chapman went 3-0 on the mound, compiling a 0.37 ERA.
Chapman opened the week with a two-hit complete-game shutout in a 5-0 win over Pikeville. On Friday, she pitched a complete-game 4-1 win at Urbana. Chapman completed the week with a five-inning complete game in SSU’s 8-0 win over UVa-Wise.
Chapman improves to 6-1 on the season with a 1.93 ERA, which ranks sixth in the MSC. She also ranks eighth in the conference in opponents’ batting average (.224).
Shawnee finishes 7th at MSC
The Shawnee State Golf Team finished 7th out of eight teams at the Mid-South Conference Championship. Shawnee State shot a three-day total of 991. The University of the Cumberlands won the Championship by 17 strokes, shooting 910. Lindsey Wilson finished second with a team total of 927.
Junior Justin Arnold led the Bears shooting 241 (83+83+75) for 16th place, while freshman Robert Pell finished 21st with a score of 247 (82+83+82). Freshman Kyle Burchett of Lucasville shot 248 (78+92+78) for 23rd and sophomore Richie Bechtol shot a three-day total of 263 for 36th. Freshman Zach Bedard of Portsmouth rounded out the Bears’ Top-5 shooting 272 (96+89+87).
Bears eliminated from MSC Tournament
The Shawnee State Tennis Team was eliminated by Campbellsville 9-0 in the MSC Tournament on Friday morning.
Senior Jamee Boyd (Goshen, OH) lost in No. 1 singles in a battle, 6-4, 7-5. Sophomore Kyra Keeton (Raceland, KY) fell 6-0, 6-0, while junior Ashley O’Neill (Huntington, WV) lost 6-1, 6-0. In No. 4 singles, junior Ashley Fischer (Hamersville, OH) lost 8-0 while freshman Shelbie Wulfekamp (Maysville, KY) fell 8-0 in No. 5 singles. Sophomore Crystal Carpenter (Portsmouth, OH) fell in No. 6 singles 8-2.
In double action, Shawnee State fell 8-0 in all three matches.
Boyd and Keeton named MSC Scholar Athletes
Senior Jamee Boyd and sophomore Kyra Keeton were both named Mid-South Conference Scholar Athletes during the MSC Tennis Banquet on Thursday evening. The two were among 22 other tennis players to earn the honor for maintaining a 3.25 grade point average.