BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Birmingham-Southern softball sophomore Jessica Perley (Vestavia Hills, Ala./Vestavia HS) was named the Southern Athletic Association Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced Monday.
Perley went 3-0 to help lead the Panthers to an undefeated week and catapult them to first place in the league with a sweep of No. 13 Berry. The Vikings came into the series averaging 8.32 runs per game and Perley held them to just three earned. In a team-high 19.2 innings in the circle, she struck out 13 and allowed just three walks for the week. Perley finished with a 1.07 ERA with two complete games and a shutout. She ranks nationally in seven categories, including 14th in hits allowed per seven innings, and leads the league in two.
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