Courtney Wyche, a fifth-year graduate student, has been named the NCAA National Pitcher of the Week after an outstanding performance in Maryland softball's recent games.

By the Numbers
  • Wyche struck out a career-high 19 batters in Maryland softball's upset win over No. 22 Penn State.
  • She pitched the 12th shutout and 43rd complete game of her career, while allowing just two hits.
  • Wyche has 136 strikeouts this season and leads the Big Ten in Opposing Batting Average.
State of Play
  • Wyche currently leads the Big Ten in Batters Struck Out this season with 136 and leads the Big Ten in Opposing Batting Average.
  • She is 6th in the NCAA with 136 strikeouts this season and has a 9-6 record with a 2.33 ERA.
What's Next

Maryland softball will face the Illinois Fighting Illini in a three-game series, with the first game set for Friday at 6 p.m.

Bottom Line

Courtney Wyche's exceptional performance has earned her national recognition, and her leadership will be crucial as Maryland prepares for the upcoming series against Illinois.