CAA SOFTBALL WEEKLY REPORT: Apr. 14
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CAA SOFTBALL PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Chloe Fitzgerald • Hofstra
Prince Frederick, Md./Huntingtown, So., Outfielder
Fitzgerald garnered CAA Softball Player of the Week honors after leading the Pride at the plate with a .471 hitting percentage. The sophomore outfielder recorded at least one base hit in every game of the five-game week (8-of-17), with a .500 on-base percentage and a .471 slugging percentage. She scored three runs and drove in two, while stealing two bases. Fitzgerald helped HU take two of three from the College of Charleston in the conference series, including going 3-for-4 in the opener.
CAA SOFTBALL PITCHERS OF THE WEEK:
Missy McCormick • Towson
Las Vegas, Nev./Palo Verde, Jr., Pitcher/Outfielder
McCormick was named CAA Pitcher of the Week after helping the Tigers to a 3-2 week and earning the same record in the circle. She opened the week tossing the program’s first perfect game in school history during a 7-0 win over Temple. She also earned a pair of wins against conference foe Delaware over the weekend. McCormick tossed 28.0 innings in five appearances, while fanning 19 batters and walking two. She allowed just five earned runs and finished the week with a 1.25 ERA.
Taylor Pirone • Hofstra
New Rochelle, N.Y./The Ursuline School, Jr., Pitcher
Pirone earned CAA Softball Pitcher of the Week accolades after guiding the Pride in the circle with a 3-1 mark. She tossed 26.1 innings in five appearances (three complete games and two relief appearances) and struck out 16 batters as Hofstra faced Iona, Stony Brook and took two of three from CofC in conference action. The junior hurler walked just three batters and gave up four earned runs for a 1.06 ERA on the week.
CAA SOFTBALL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK:
Madyson Moran • James Madison
Taylor Mill, Ky./Holy Cross, Fr., Third Baseman
Clark received CAA Softball Rookie of the Week after hitting safely in four of the Dukes five games last week with a .667 batting average (8-for-12). The freshman infielder helped James Madison to a 3-2 overall record on the week, while scoring a run in all five games. Clark hit four of her five doubles this season on the week. She also drew a walk and added a hit-by-pitch to her eight hits for a .714 on-base percentage.