Softball's Jordan earns TSWA Pitcher of the Week
Tuesday, March 21, 2017
Softball's Jordan earns TSWA Pitcher of the Week

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – For the second time this season Lipscomb pitcher Mandy Jordan has been named the Tennessee Sports Writers Association (TSWA) Pitcher of the Week.

Jordan posted three victories in three appearances, striking out 30 and allowing just one run in 15 innings of work.

The Camden, Ala., native struck out nine in a five-inning shutout at UAB to start the week, giving up just two hits with no walks. The sophomore right-hander posted a career-best 14 strikeouts in a 3-1 win versus Austin Peay, allowing three hits with one walk in the victory.

Jordan finished the week with a three shutout innings of relief against APSU, giving up one hit with seven strikeouts. The Lady Bisons scored four times in the final four innings, coming back for a 7-6 win in eight innings.

She is 14-3 with a 1.09 ERA over 19 appearances and 109.1 innings, striking out 142. Opponents are batting just .198 against her this season.

Jordan also won the award Feb. 28. Lipscomb pitchers have been honored three times this season. McCarley Thomas was selected Feb. 21.