Chambers-Book, who posted a 27-8 record with a 1.42 earned run average, led the Cougars to a 41-13 overall record and the program’s fourth consecutive appearance in the OVC Tournament championship game.
During the 2017 season, Chambers-Book was ranked nationally in several pitching and hitting categories.
▪ 9th in victories (27)
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▪ 12th in shutouts by a pitcher (10)
▪ 15th in strikeouts (256)
▪ 22nd in earned run average (1.42)
▪ 25th in sacrifice hits per game (0.25)
▪ 29th in strikeouts per seven innings (8.1)
▪ 103rd in walks allowed per seven innings (1.68)
▪ 137th in times hit by pitch per game (0.18)
She completed her collegiate career as SIUE’s all-time leader in strikeouts with 979. Chambers-Book also ranked second all-time at SIUE in wins (89) and third in shutouts (33).
The Cougar left-hander is SIUE’s first All-American of the Division I era and the 16th in program history.