Hailey Dolcini Wins Big West Pitcher of the Week


Riverside, Calif.— Monday morning freshman pitcher Hailey Dolcini (7-2) earned Big West Pitcher of the Week after a dominant performance in the UCR Classic this past weekend. This is third straight week that a Highlander has received  a conference honor.Dolcini picked up wins against Boise State, North Dakota State and Colgate to help the Highlanders post a 4-1 UCR Classic record and improve to 19-7 overall. She allowed just one unearned run in three consecutive complete games, yielding eight hits and striking out 18. The Highlander rookie has ow won five straight games in her last five appearances.The freshman tossed two shutouts, including in the 6-0 win over Colgate in which she faced just 22 batters. Against Boise State, she threw a four-hit shutout in a 3-0 victory, and allowed just two hits while fanning eight in a 2-1 triumph over North Dakota State. Opposing batters managed just a .086 batting average against her as she commanded the circle. This honor is Dolcini’s first of her career.

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