CHARLOTTE, N.C. Coastal Carolina senior Stephanie Belden has been named the Big South Conference's Pitcher of the Week for the week ending April 7.
Belden, a righthander from Spring, Texas, made three stellar relief appearances on the week, posting a pair of victories. In 6.1 inning of work, she allowed no hits just one walk and struck out six. Belden pitched 2.1 innings against UNC Wilmington, walking one and striking out two. She then pitched relief in both games of a doubleheader against Radford, striking out five and walking none on the day.