Shelby Anderson named AMC Softball Pitcher of the Week

St. Louis, Mo. ( – Danielle Bayer of Missouri Baptist University and Shelby Anderson of Williams Baptist College have been named this week's American Midwest Conference Player and Pitcher of the Week.

Bayer, a 5-7 senior for the Spartans, helped her squad to a 2-0 week with wins over conference opponents Stephens College and Harris-Stowe State University.  The third baseman hit 0.714 with one walk, five RBI and six runs scored. The Florissant, Mo. native also smacked two doubles, a triple and collected two stolen bases.  On the season Danielle is hitting 0.417 with 20 hits in 48 at-bats for Missouri Baptist.

Sophomore pitcher Shelby Anderson threw two gems for Williams Baptist last week, moving their season record to 24-2 for the No. 5 ranked Eagles.  In her first outing of the week the 6-0 Mountain Home, Ark. native shutout Stephens College 9-0 in five innings, collecting five strikeouts and allowing just three hits.  She followed that performance with a 5-0 win over No. 22 ranked Freed-Hardeman University, against shutting out her opponent and holding them to just four hits in seven innings.  Shelby is 12-0 on the mound this year with a 1.09 ERA in over 70 innings of action.  In addition, she leads the Eagles in batting average (0.471).