Florida sophomore pitcher Kelly Barnhill is in the midst of a historic season in the circle. Barnhill lowered her nation leading ERA to 0.16 after shutting out #8 Tennessee 5-0 on Friday in Knoxville.
On Tuesday, the SEC announced Barnhill as the SEC Pitcher of the Week. Barnhill held the Volunteers to two hits while striking out 12 hitters. Barnhill has earned the weekly honors four weeks in a row and five times total this year.
Friday’s win was the eleventh shutout by Barnhill and her twelfth complete game of the season. Barnhill has gone an impressive 50.1 innings without surrendering a run.
The #1 Florida Gators will face #2 Florida State in Tallahassee on Wednesday.