Christina Biggerstaff Earns Second ASUN Pitcher of the Week Honor

April 9, 2018 at 3:43 pm

LakePoint, Ga. – For the second time this season, Christina Biggerstaff has been recognized by the ASUN Conference as the league named the junior its Pitcher of the Week this afternoon following her performance in the circle last week at Western Carolina and North Florida.

Biggerstaff picks up her second Pitcher of the Week accolade this season after receiving the weekly honor on March 5.

She recorded three of USC Upstate’s four wins last week as the Spartans posted a 4-1 record against Western Carolina and North Florida. Biggerstaff compiled a 3-0 record with a 1.11 ERA in three starts and three complete games, including one complete game shutout. She threw 19.0 innings and surrendered just three runs on five hits, five walks and 28 strikeouts over her three outings. Biggerstaff also limited opponents to a .082 average at the plate while giving up two runs or less and eight-plus strikeouts in all three starts.

Biggerstaff began her week allowing one hit and striking out eight over five innings as USC Upstate topped Western Carolina 10-2 in five innings. In the series at North Florida, she gave up only one run on four hits, two walks and 20 strikeouts in two starts helping USC Upstate win its third straight conference series of the season. Biggerstaff threw a complete game in both starts against the Ospreys and struck out 12 batters for the second time this season on Sunday. She did not allow a walk in the series opener on Saturday afternoon leading the Spartans to a 6-1 victory.

She leads the league this season in strikeouts (190), ranks second in wins (14) and third in ERA (1.65).