April 13, 2009

Cobb Named Big West Co-Pitcher of the Week

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April 13, 2009

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. - Freshman pitcher Krista Cobb was named Big West Co-Pitcher of the Week it was announced by the conference on Monday. The honor marks the fourth of her young career and makes her the first Gaucho to earn a weekly conference honor four times in one season.

Cobb put up three solid outings last week, going 3-0 in those contests. She kicked off her week with a two-hit shutout of Fresno State, striking out five and walking one in the 1-0 complete game win.

She then went on to pick up two wins in UCSB's conference set against Cal State Northridge on Saturday. She came on in relief during game one and pitched 3.2 innings of three-hit shutout relief. She struck out five in the win. Cobb then started game two and picked up her second win of the day after allowing just three hits and striking out two in another complete game shutout victory.

For the season, Cobb owns a 14-5 record and an ERA of 1.83. So far in conference play, she has gone 4-2 with a 0.91 ERA. Cobb shares this week's award with Anna Cahn of Cal Poly.

UCSB will complete its three-game series with Cal State Northridge on Wednesday, April 15 at Campus Diamond. Game time is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.

Getting to UCSB softball games is easy! From Highway 217, veer right at Steck Circle onto Mesa Road, and take a left onto Stadium Road. Campus Diamond is on your left just past the lacrosse field, and you can park at Lot 30 which is right outside the stadium. There are two kiosks that accept cash and credit card to pay for parking. For more information on parking, click here.

UCSB is now offering "Cinco Packs" of tickets for baseball and softball games. Fans can purchase general admission tickets to use at any five baseball or softball games of their choice for one low price. Tickets purchased through the "Cinco Pack" package can be used at either baseball or softball. To purchase tickets, call 893-UCSB, visit the Ticket Office in the Intercollegiate Athletics Building on campus or click here.

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