Lawson Named To Sun Belt All-Tournament Team

Mobile, Ala. (5/17/10) - North Texas senior pitcher Kayla Lawson was named to the 2010 Sun Belt Conference All-Tournament Team, released Sunday by the league office.

The Mean Green finished its 2010 campaign with a 29-20 record and a 2-2 mark in the Sun Belt Conference Tournament. North Texas picked up wins against FIU and Florida Atlantic to finish third in the conference tournament. Troy ended the Mean Green's season with a 2-1 decision on Friday night.

Lawson went 1-1 in the tournament, making two appearances in Friday's two games. The senior picked up the win against No. 4 FAU in the first game on Friday. She pitched a complete game, allowing one run on three hits and tied a career high with nine strikeouts. Lawson held the Owls to just one hit through five innings work. Jessica Myers hit a two-out solo home run in the sixth to break up Lawson's shutout.

Lawson pitched in relief in the second game of the day, allowing one run off two hits in two innings of work against Troy. The Mean Green offense was held to three hits in the loss.The senior finished her final season with a 2.21 ERA and an 8-4 mark. The earned run average and the winning percentage are both personal bests.



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