Clynes Earns Second Pitcher Of The Week Honors In Three Weeks

Sophomore Sarah Clynes Named Horizon League Pitcher of the Week
Sophomore Sarah Clynes Named Horizon League Pitcher of the Week

March 6, 2007

Chicago, Ill. - UIC sophomore Sarah Clynes has notched her second Horizon League Pitcher of the Week honors in three weeks, announced by the league office on Tuesday morning.

Clynes previously picked up the honors on February 20 after recording a 2-1 mark in the circle at the Alexis Resort Classic.

The 2006 Horizon League Newcomer of the Year was 1-2 last weekend at the UTC Frost Classic in Chattanooga, Tenn., March 2-4.

Clynes posted a 1.82 ERA and recorded her first complete-game shutout of the season against host Tennessee-Chattanooga. In UIC's 1-0 victory over UTC, Clynes fanned five batters in six innings.

In three appearances, the sophomore totaled 15 strikeouts in 19.0 innings pitched.

On the season, Clynes owns a 3-6 record in the circle with 42 strikeouts in 55.2 innings pitched.

The Flames face Tennessee Tech for the second time on two weeks at the USF Adidas Tournament, March 8-11, in Clearwater, Florida. In addition to TTU, UIC squares off against Indiana, previously ranked UMass, Northern Illinois and No. 24 Georgia Tech.