Shelby Wickersham named SEC Freshman of the Week

Shelby Wickersham named SEC Freshman of the Week
LSU Softball (Source: Josh Auzenne)

BATON ROUGE, LA (WAFB) - Freshman pitcher Shelby Wickersham was tabbed as SEC Freshman of the Week.

Shelby had one the best debuts in the circle a freshman could have as she threw the sixth no-hitter by a rookie in program history. She tallied two strikeouts in five innings of work. The Metairie, Louisiana native is just the second freshman to throw a no-hitter in her debut. Dani Hofer threw a no-no in 2007 in her first game as a Tiger. Regardless of class, Wickersham is the fourth Tiger to throw a no-hitter in her debut.

The Tigers went 6-0 in the Tiger Classic, run-ruling every opponent on the weekend. In 30 innings, the Tigers scored 73 runs, which is the most runs scored in any six-game stretch in program history.

Next up, the Tigers head to the inaugural St. Pete/Clearwater Invitational, opening the weekend with Oklahoma State on Thursday at 9 a.m. CT on ESPNU.

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