For Kate Burge, the transition from high school to college pitching has been a smooth one.
Burge, a freshman at Penn State Altoona, has been named the ECAC Division III South Region Pitcher of the Week for the week ending March 16. During that week she threw a perfect game and went 2-0 with an 0.63 ERA. In 16 innings she allowed five hits, a run, no walks and struck out 23. She was also named the AMCC Pitcher of the Week for the same time period. Penn State Altoona is 9-2.
For the year the freshman righthander from Philipsburg-Osceola has a 1.35 ERA with a 2-3 record and one save. In 36 1/3 innings she has allowed 26 hits and 10 runs, seven earned, walked seven and struck out 37.
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