Morgan Franklin of Alfred State has been named the American Collegiate Athletic Association Softball Player of the Week while Alix DeDreu of Thomas More has been named the ACAA Softball Pitcher of the Week.
Franklin, a sophomore outfielder from Wellsville, NY (Wellsville HS) was 6-for-9 with 5 RBI as the Pioneers swept a pair from ACAA foe Valley Forge on Saturday. She was 4-for-5 with a double, homer, four RBI, and four runs scored in the opener and was 2-for-4 with another RBI and two runs scored in the nightcap. In the doubleheader she collected a .667 on-base and 1.111 slugging percentage.
DeDreu, a senior from Rising Sun, IN (Rising Sun HS), gave up only one earned run in 18.0 innings of pitching (0.39 ERA) in wins over Capital, Wittenberg and Muskingum last week. She struck out 22 batters while only issuing two walks.
Others Nominated: Player: Andrea Gahan, Thomas More. Pitcher: None.
Player of the Week
March 19 - Marissa Varela, Alfred State
March 26 - Morgan Franklin, Alfred State
Pitcher of the Week
March 19 - Alix DeDreu, Thomas More
March 26 - Alix DeDreu, Thomas More