Softball’s Skipper Tabbed Conference Pitcher of the Week

Softball’s Skipper Tabbed Conference Pitcher of the Week

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – Coker College softball player Breanna Skipper has been named Conference Carolinas Softball Pitcher of the Week, the league office announced today.

Skipper, a freshman, tossed a complete-game shutout in the Cobras' eight-inning victory over Barton. She allowed just two hits and struck out four. For the year, Skipper is 3-1 with a 1.17 ERA and eight strikeouts in 24 innings.

Breanna is a biology major from Bennettsville, S.C. She is the daughter of Robert and Mary Skipper.

The Coker softball team is 7-4 overall and 3-0 in conference play.

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Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the "Best Colleges" in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, S.C., Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.