The American Rivers Conference has announced that senior Samantha Bratland (Spring Grove, Minn.) has been named the league's Pitcher of the Week for the week ending Sunday, April 14, 2019. This is the second consecutive week she has been so honored and the seventh time during her career.
Last week Bratland helped lead Luther to wins over Simpson College (2-0) and Wartburg College (2-1). She tossed a six-hit shutout and struck out eight during the win over Simpson and allowed one run on two hits and struck out eight during the win over Wartburg. She is now 15-3 for the year with an ERA of 0.58.
Luther ended the week with an A-R-C record of 7-1, 25-4 overall and ranked No. 17 in the NCAA III.