SCF, Manatee-Sarasota Softball Player Named Pitcher of the Week

(Bradenton, Fla., Feb. 2, 2017) — State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota (SCF) softball player Carlee Lucas was named the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) National Pitcher of the Week on Wednesday. It was the second honor this week after she was named the NJCAA Region 8 Softball Pitcher of the Week for games played through Jan. 29.

Lucas, a freshman right-handed pitcher from St. Petersburg, had a 3-0 record and a 0.00 ERA in three appearances during the voting period. In 17 innings, she allowed seven hits, one run (unearned) and only four walks while striking out 16 batters. She recorded complete-game victories over Florida State College at Jacksonville (shutout) and Richard Bland College. She also pitched five innings to notch the win over Palm Beach State.

The SCF Manatees will play their home opener at 4 p.m. Feb. 7 against St. Johns River State College. Tickets are $4 general admission, $2 for seniors and free for SCF students. For more information, visit

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