KANSAS CITY – Senior pitcher Kyra Parker was named Heart of America Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week announced by the conference office on Monday.
Parker finished the week 2-0 with one save as the Crusaders beat Missouri Baptist and swept Missouri Valley in the conference opener Friday. The Webb City, Mo., native did not allow a run in 12.2 innings as she tossed a 2-0 shutout against Missouri Valley and a 16-0 victory over Missouri Baptist.
She allowed just two hits at Missouri Baptist while striking out four and added seven strikeouts against Missouri Valley. She finished with 12 strikeouts and just one walk during the week.
Evangel returns to action Tuesday against Central Methodist in a Heart double-header. First pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m.
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