Posted: Thursday, April 24, 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 14-20. This is the second straight week she has received the honor.
Blankenship went 3-0 with 0.39 ERA after allowing just one earned run in 18 innings pitched in three starts. She allowed only 12 hits all week and struck out 27 batters with just one walk.
The Golden Eagles are 33-8 on the season so far and Blankenship's record on the mound is 15-4.