Alabama Softball Ace Wins SEC Pitcher of the Week
Alabama softball ace Montana Fouts is this week's SEC Pitcher of the Week.
No. 14 saw time in all three games this weekend in the team's last regular-season series vs Missouri. This weekend, Fouts pitched 17.2 innings, allowing 12 hits, six walks, three earned runs, and picking up 26 strikeouts in the series win, taking two of three from the Tigers.
This is Fouts' fourth time picking up the weekly award from the conference this season. The other weeks she has picked up the award are February 21, February 28, and April 19.
Fouts has been a huge part of Team 26's success thus far. This season, she has pitched 159.2 innings, given up: 106 hits, 49 walks, 45 earned runs, and ten home runs. Fouts has also struck out 254 batters, the 14th-most in the NCAA, has three saves, a 22-5 record, and a 1.97 ERA.
The No. 2 Alabama Crimson Tide softball team will start its run in the 2022 SEC Softball Championship on Thursday, May 12, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. CST. Radio coverage will be on Me TV 97.5, while TV coverage is on SEC Network. The Tide will play the winner of No. 7 Missouri vs No. 10 Auburn.