Posted: Thursday, April 17, 2014
Media Contact: Dave Costello, 815-921-4516
Rock Valley College's Amanda Blankenship has been named NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) Division III Pitcher of the Week for the week of April 7-13.
Blankenship went 5-0 with two saves on the week with an astounding 0.19 ERA. She allowed just one earned run and struck out 64 batters in 36 innings pitched. Her performances on the week included tossing a no-hitter against the College of DuPage, the #4 ranked team in NJCAA Division III (RVC is currently #3).
The Golden Eagles are 30-7 on the season so far and Blankenship's record on the mound is 12-4.