Thomasville, N.C.> Somer Bigham of Coker College (15-13 overall, 4-2 CVAC) has been selected as the CVAC softball Pitcher of the Week. Bigham helped the Cobras to a pair of splits this week against West Liberty State and Fairmont State, going 2-0 in three appearances.
The Florence, SC native also pitched her first no-hitter of the season in Monday’s 6-0 shutout against West Liberty. In that game she gave up only one walk and struck out seven, facing only two batters over the minimum. In her second start, against Fairmont State, Bigham struck out eight batters in only four innings of work. For the week, Coker’s super sophomore pitched 16.1 innings with nine hits, six walks, and four earned runs allowed. She struck out 21 batters for an average of nine strikeouts per seven innings, and had a 1.71 ERA.