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Ryan Earns BIG EAST Rookie Of The Week Honors

Freshman pitcher Kim Ryan earned BIG EAST Rookie of the Week honors on Apr. 11.

Freshman pitcher Kim Ryan earned BIG EAST Rookie of the Week honors on Apr. 11.

April 11, 2000

Chestnut Hill, Mass. - Boston College freshman pitcher Kimberly Ryan earned BIG EAST Co-Rookie of the Week honors for the week ending Apr. 10 following a 4-1 week.

Ryan, who shared the award with Courtney Fitzgerald of St. John's, pitched her first career shutout in a one-hit, 8-0 win over Holy Cross on Apr. 5, then followed that with a three-hitter against Maine on Apr. 6. In her BIG EAST debut, Ryan struck out 10 in a one-hit win at St. John's on Apr. 8. Against Seton Hall on Apr. 10, Ryan fanned a career-best 15 batters and allowed just three hits in a 2-1 win.

For the week, Ryan was 4-1 with a 0.65 earned-run average and 61 strikeouts in 43 innings pitched. She is 5-6 with a 1.15 ERA and 98 strikeouts on the season.

The Eagles (9-14) will be in action on Wednesday, Apr. 12 when they travel to Brown.

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