MASCAC Softball Weekly Report 4/30

MASCAC Softball Weekly Report 4/30

Player of the Week

Sydney Despres
Worcester State
Senior • INF/C • Sterling, Mass.

Despres batted .700 (14-20) with a double, two home runs, 10 runs scored and 11 RBI plus a 1.050 slugging percentage and .667 on-base percentage in a 6-0 week to earn the MASCAC regular season title and top seed in the tournament. Went 6-for-6 with a home run, four RBI and four runs scored in the doubleheader sweep of Becker College. Went 7-for-8 with five runs scored, one double, and five RBI in the doubleheader sweep of Massachusetts Maritime. Went 1-for-3 with a home run, run scored and two RBI in the 4-1 game two win over Fitchburg State.

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Pitcher of the Week

Kelsi Gunarathne
Framingham State
Junior • P • N. Providence, R.I.

Gunarathne went 2-0 with a 0.88 ERA, allowing just two earned runs in 16 innings of work with 11 hits and 18 strikeouts. Threw a complete game, allowing one unearned run on four hits with seven strikeouts and no walks in the 3-1 win over Salem State. Went nine innings and allowed two earned runs on seven hits with 11 strikeouts and a walk in the 3-2, extra-inning win over Fitchburg State.

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Rookie of the Week

Natalie Sorrenti
Bridgewater State
Sophomore • P • Bridgewater, Mass.

Sorrenti went 2-1 in the circle with three complete games and a shutout last week. Posted a 0.70 ERA and fanned nine in 20 innings of work. Tossed a complete game, three-hit shutout with three strikeouts in a 5-0 win over Massachusetts Maritime. Allowed a run on three hits with four strikeouts in a 14-1 win at Westfield State. Gave up two runs (one earned) on three hits with a pair of strikeouts in a 2-1 setback to the Owls.      

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