AGWSR alum wins A-R-C pitching honor

Taryan Barrick-Wessels
Jake Ryder
The Grundy Register

Simpson softball pitcher Taryan Barrick-Wessels was recognized as the Pitcher of the Week in the American Rivers Conference, announced on Monday.

In a win against Greenville on Saturday, March 26, Barrick-Wessels, an AGWSR grad, tossed Simpson’s first one-hitter since March 8, 2018 with seven strikeouts and one walk. The next day at Monmouth (Illinois), she hurled a two-hitter, with one unearned run, six strikeouts and two walks.

She is 8-2 on the rubber this season with a 0.55 ERA, the 11th best in all of NCAA Division III. The Storm are 15-6 entering conference play with Thursday’s matchup against Central.


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