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Kiihnl wins first A-Sun Pitcher of the Week Award
Whitney Kiihnl
Whitney Kiihnl

Monday, March 09, 2009

MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb freshman pitcher Whitney Kiihnl was honored with her first ever Atlantic Sun Pitcher of the Week. She is the second Lady Bisons player to be honored this season. Christen Campbell was named A-Sun Pitcher of the Week for Feb. 16.

Kiihnl pitched three consecutive shutouts, winning against Austin Peay, 3-0; Charleston Southern, 3-0; and UNC-Wilmington, 5-0.

Two of the Batesville, Miss., native’s shutouts were in the Low Country Invitational hosted by Charleston Southern, earning her a spot on the All-Tournament Team.

The Lady Bisons, 13-4, open a long homestand this week at Draper Diamond. Tennessee Tech visits Tuesday at 2 p.m. for a doubleheader. Virginia Tech is in town Wednesday at 2 p.m. for a doubleheader.