LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Alabama junior pitcher Montana Fouts was named the 2021 Schutt Sports activities/NFCA Division-I Pitcher of the Yr, introduced Friday.
Fouts, a unanimous First Crew NFCA All-American, went 27-4 this season with a 1.61 ERA and led all pitchers with 349 strikeouts, the third-highest complete in Alabama single-season historical past. She threw double-digit strikeouts in 22 video games, together with 14 in an ideal sport towards UCLA on the Girls’s School World Sequence, the fifth in World Sequence historical past and first since 2000. She was named the SEC Co-Pitcher of the Yr and SEC Match MVP, main the Crimson Tide to its sixth match title.
The Schutt Sports activities/NFCA Pitcher of the Yr award was first awarded in 2019, a further award alongside the Participant of the Yr award that had been introduced since 2016. The award was voted on by members of the Nationwide Fastpitch Coaches Affiliation NCAA Division I All-American Committee.
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