Heebner Named The American Co-Pitcher of the Year - Five Cougars garner postseason honors - Cougars recognized for top GPA of The American Softball teams


Savannah Heebner
Co-Pitcher of the Year/The American First Team (P)
• Houston’s first Pitcher of the Year honoree in The American
• Houston’s first Pitcher of the Year since Angel Shamblin (Conference USA, 2008)
• Houston’s second first-team pitcher as a member of The American
• Posted a 10-5 record with a 1.39 ERA in 14 starts with 12 complete games and seven shutouts against league opposition
• Tied for most wins in The American (10)
• Recorded 62 strikeouts to 12 walks over 90.1 innings pitched
• Posted .372/.581/.449 slash against league opposition
• Hit .372, going 16-for-43 with three triples, one home run, six RBI, 11 runs and six walks
• Led The American in triples (3)
• Five multi-hit games
• Two multi-RBI games
• Named The American Pitcher of the Week on April 16
• Tabbed to The American Weekly Honor Roll four times (March 26, April 2, April 30, May 7)
• Third postseason honor from The American, all first-team laurels
• First-team utility/pitcher in 2017
• Unanimous first-team pitcher in 2016

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The Cougars garner the mark for having the highest cumulative GPA amongst conference members at 3.42. Houston earns the accolade for the second-consecutive season and third time since the inception of The American.

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