HIGH POINT, N.C. – Lees-McRae College softball player Kara Cunningham was named the Conference Carolinas Pitcher of the Week this afternoon by the league office. It is the second time that Cunningham has won the league's pitcher of the week honors in her career, and it marks the first weekly honor for the Bobcats this spring.
"Kara has always been a constant for this team and this past weekend was no different," said LMC Head Coach Jaclin Poole. "We always know she is going to show up both physically and mentally to get the job done. I'm extremely proud of the student-athlete Kara has become"
Cunningham went 2-2 in the circle in 23 innings of work. She posted a 2.13 ERA with 22 strikeouts, while also batting .238 with a double and one RBI at the plate. Currently, Cunningham ranks first in Conference Carolinas with 35 strikeouts.
Cunningham and the rest of the Bobcats are in Greeneville, Tennessee this afternoon for a doubleheader at Tusculum. The action starts at 2 p.m.