Softball Pitcher of the Week: Tori Bates, Armstrong State

Softball Pitcher of the Week: Tori Bates, Armstrong State

After missing most of the season due to an injury, Bates returned to action and picked up a pair of important Peach Belt wins for the Pirates last week.  The senior righthander from Douglas, Ga., hurled 2 2/3 innings of shutout relief, striking out one, to defeat Georgia College 5-3 on Tuesday.  She then picked up her first shutout of the year in the Pirates' 8-0 win over Augusta on Friday, giving up just two hits while striking out three.  For the week, Bates  went 2-0 with an 0.00 ERA.

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