#ASunSB Top Returning Pitchers: Owen / Morgan

Monday, February 04, 2013

MACON, Ga. - With the start of the 2013 softball season nearing, the Atlantic Sun is taking a look at the top returning pitchers in the conference with the most wins from the 2012 season. We continue the countdown with Stetson's Meredith Owen and FGCU's Shelby Morgan.

Owen recorded a career high 11 strikeouts vs. Penn for the Hatters last season, while Morgan recorded 23 wins for the Eagles in her freshman season.

Meredith Owen, Stetson
Year: Junior
Position: Pitcher/INF
2012 Wins: 15
2012 ERA: 2.35
2012 Innings Pitched: 187.1
2012 Opposing Batting Average:.238
2012 Total Strikeouts: 143
Career Strikeouts: 227
Career-High Strikeouts: 11 vs. Penn (3/3/2012)

Shelby Morgan, FGCU
Year: Pitcher
Position: Sophomore
2012 Wins: 23
2012 ERA: 1.55
2012 Innings Pitched: 203.1
2012 Opposing Batting Average:.229
2012 Total Strikeouts: 150
Career Strikeouts: Same
Career-High Strikeouts:10 vs. Maryland (3/21/12)

Fans can also follow along on Twitter by using the official hashtag of A-Sun Softball; #ASunSB.

The Hatters open their season in the Lead-Off Classic vs. Michigan State on February 8th and the Eagles will start their season on February 13th in a double header vs. FIU.

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