The Iowa Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (IIAC) has announced that sophomore pitcher Samantha Bratland has been named the league's Pitcher of the Week for the week ending Sunday, April 23. This is the second time of her career she has been so honored.
Bratland picked up four wins last week, including two during Luther's sweep of Buena Vista University (8-0 (5), 6-5). Her first win was a 4-2 decision over No. 12 Central and her final victory was a 4-1 decision over University of Dubuque. During her 23 innings of work, she allowed four earned runs and struck out 14 and walked just four batters en route to an ERA of 1.21. For the year she is now 17-2 with an ERA of 1.16.
As a team, No. 4 Luther sits atop the Iowa Conference standings with a record of 11-1, 33-3 overall.