Montana Fouts named 2021 Schutt Sports/NFCA pitcher of the year
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (WBRC) - Alabama junior softball pitcher Montana Fouts was named the 2021 Schutt Sports/NFCA Division-I Pitcher of the Year.
Fouts, a unanimous First Team NFCA All-American, went 27-4 this season with a 1.61 ERA and led all pitchers with 349 strikeouts, the third-highest total in Alabama single-season history. She threw double-digit strikeouts in 22 games, including 14 in a perfect game against UCLA at the Women’s College World Series, the fifth in World Series history and first since 2000. She was named the SEC Co-Pitcher of the Year and SEC Tournament MVP, leading the Crimson Tide to its sixth tournament title.
The Schutt Sports/NFCA Pitcher of the Year award was voted on by members of the National Fastpitch Coaches Association NCAA Division I All-American Committee.
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