Mackenzie Murphy named NESCAC Pitcher of the Week for 4th Time

Mackenzie Murphy named NESCAC Pitcher of the Week for 4th Time

HADLEY, MA  -- Williams College first year Mackenzie Murphy (Diablo, CA) was named the New England Small College Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week Monday for play ending Sunday, May 8. 

In addition, Murphy was named the ECAC New England Rookie of the Week, it was announced Wednesday. 

It was the fifth time this season Murphy has received a weekly NESCAC honor, the fourth time she has been named pitcher of the week. 

Murphy picked up two of the three Williams wins, as the Ephs claimed their first  NESCAC championship since 2006. She walked three and struck out four over 12 innings, while giving up 19 hits in two wins over Tufts. She also batted .500 for the tournament (6-for-12) with two doubles and 5 RBIs.

Wednesday, Murphy was named the NESCAC Pitcher of the Year.