Austintown, Ohio – March 15, 2011 – Junior Lexie Pinkelman (Metamora, Ohio / Evergreen) of the Heidelberg University softball team has been selected as the Ohio Athletic Conference Softball Pitcher of the Week for the week of March 14, 2011. It is the first pitcher of the week honor of Pinkleman’s career.
Pinkelman has played a vital role in the Berg’s impressive 4-0 start. She earned her first win of her career in a Heidelberg uniform over Nichols College in the Berg’s 2-0 win on Saturday and followed with an 11-1 victory over North Park University on Sunday.
In both games combined, Pinkelman recorded 14 strikeouts while only giving up five hits and did not allow an earned run, while only walking two batters.
The Berg’s other two wins came against Newbury College (11-1) and Smith College (10-0).