Louisiana Ragin' Cajun pitcher Alex Stewart was honored by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association on Tuesday, being named the Softball Pitcher of the Week.

A junior from Zionsville, Indiana, Stewart helped Louisiana to a three-game conference sweep of the Troy Trojans last weekend at Lamson Park, winning two of the three game.

A right-hander, Stewart tossed 7 innings, allowing only one hit, one walk, and no runs, while striking out 12 of the 23 batters that she faced.

A Second Team NFCA All-American selection last year, Stewart is currently 14-3 with a sparkling 1.77 ERA. this season.

Stewart, who has won her last 7 outings, has also won 10 of her last 11, while accumulating 49 strikeouts during that stretch.