EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. – Fresh off of breaking the SIUE career record for strikeouts, SIUE pitcher Haley Chambers (Coatesville, Indiana) has been honored by the Ohio Valley Conference as the Pitcher of the Week.
The left-handed senior now has 749 strikeouts in her collegiate career, breaking the previous mark set by Erika Taylor who amassed 737 from 2008 to 2011.
Chambers-Book broke the record during her 14-strikeout effort against Louisiana Monroe. She started the week with an 11-strikeout performance against Northwestern State. After recording complete game victories over Northwestern State and Louisiana Monroe, Chambers-Book won her third game of the weekend as a relief pitcher against Sam Houston State.
For the week, Chambers-Book threw 19 innings and allowed two earned runs for a 0.74 earned run average. She struck out 26 and walked just two with a 3-0 record.