Bulldogs Softball player named NJCAA Division II Pitcher of the Week

Rhiannon Cox
Rhiannon Cox.(PHOTO SUPPLIED)

South Holland, IL-(ENEWSPF)- South Suburban College Pitcher Rhiannon Cox, a right-handed pitcher out of Griffith High School, Indiana, was named “Pitcher of the Week” by the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) for Division II Softball.

In four appearances last week for the Bulldogs, Cox went 2-1 and racked up 33 strikeouts in 22 innings pitched. Cox delivered a complete-game shutout against DIII (#2) Rock Valley College, giving up only two hits while striking out 12 in South Suburban’s 2-0 victory. The freshman closed out the week with six shutout innings and nine strikeouts in an 8-0 win over Carl Sandburg College. On the season, Cox boasts a team-low 2.67 ERA and a team-high 53 strikeouts.

SSC is located at 15800 South State Street, South Holland, IL.