Rogers Named Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week for Second Time

Rogers Named Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week for Second Time

KINGSTON, R.I. - Rhode Island senior Becca Rogers was named the Atlantic 10 Pitcher of the Week after hurling a complete-game shutout in her final appearance, the league announced Monday afternoon.

Rogers - who earned her second A-10 Pitcher of the Week award of the season - pitched 7.0 shutout innings to lead Rhody to a 1-0 victory over Fordham Saturday. The victory marked URI's first against Fordham since 2012, snapping a 12-game losing streak.

Rogers picked up her 10th win of the season over the weekend. With four strikeouts, she also moved into a tie for second place in program history with 370 career strikeouts. Rogers is tied with Sam Bedore (2011-14), and only Gwen Rack (493 from 1999-2002) finished with more.