February 9, 2010

Sarah Phillips Tabbed as Moe's Athlete of the Week

DAHLONEGA, GA - Sarah Phillips has been named the Moe’s Southwest Grill North Georgia Athlete of the Week after going 2-0 last weekend, leading the #2 team in the country to four season-opening victories the sports information office announced on Tuesday morning.

The junior was nearly unhittable in three appearances last weekend at the Aiken Early Bird Tournament, tossing 14.1 innings and allowing just five hits and no earned runs while striking out 22 batters.

The Powell, Ohio, native picked up complete game victories in each of North Georgia’s first two wins of the season, starting off against Mount Olive and recording the 5.0 inning complete game win, allowing one hit and no earned runs while striking out seven.

She then blanked Erskine, giving up four hits and striking out nine Flying Fleet batters. Phillips saw action in the Saints’ final game of the weekend against Chowan, coming on in relief and striking out six batters and not allowing a hit in 2.1 innings of work out of the pen. Opponents combined to hit just .100 over the weekend against the First-Team All-American.