Dempsey Named GAC Pitcher of the Week

The Great American Conference announced on Tuesday, Feb. 27, that Kristen Dempsey of Arkansas Tech University is the league’s pitcher of the week.

Dempsey allowed one run in 11 innings of work last weekend while helping the Golden Suns (13-3 overall, 4-0 GAC) sweep a four-game conference series from Northwestern Oklahoma State University.

A junior from Benton, Dempsey recorded 13 strikeouts, issued two walks and surrendered six hits during her two appearances against the Lady Rangers.

Arkansas Tech will visit Ouachita Baptist University for a four-game GAC series in Arkadelphia on Friday, March 2, and Saturday, March 3.

First pitch is scheduled for 4 p.m. Friday and noon Saturday.