UAPB Softball: Kayla Adams Named SWAC Co-Pitcher of the Week

SWAC Weekly honors

PINE BLUFF, AR.– Kayla Adams, a true freshman, delivered an impressive performance on Saturday, pitching a three-hit shutout to lead the UAPB Lady Lions to a 3-0 victory over the Grambling Tigers in game three, clinching the series. Adams (10-4) went the distance for UAPB, giving up just three hits, walking none, and striking out 10 batters. She made history by becoming the first freshman in the school’s history to join the 10-win club at the halfway point of the season.

In the first game, Adams also started and set another school record by striking out 16 Grambling St. hitters over seven innings of work, helping the UAPB Lady Lions to overpower the Tigers 4-1.  So far this season, she leads the conference in four categories: ERA (0.98), Opposing Batting Avg. (.172), Batters Struck Out (141), and Wins (10).  Adams also ranks 6th in the nation in strikeouts per game at an average of 10.3.