NECC Softball - Athletes of the Week #6

NECC Softball - Athletes of the Week #6

Player of the Week

Vasia Murphy, Becker

Murphy was explosive this past week for the Hawks, hitting .632 over six games with a 1.000 slugging percentage. The senior team captain dished out two home runs, ten RBI, eight runs, one double, three walks and two stolen bases in the 6-0 week for Becker. 

Pitcher of the Week

Elisabeth Schaffer, Eastern Nazarene

Schaffer posted an incredible week for the Lions hurling five complete games for a total of 33 innings pitched. The junior boasted a 1.91 ERA while collecting 40 strikeouts in her five appearances. Schaffer earned a 3-2 overall record in the circle while going 3-1 in conference play.

Rookie of the Week

Ashley Veillette, Becker

Veillette was huge for the Hawks this week, both in the circle and at the plate. The rookie hit .500 with 11 hits and five runs batted in over six games. In the circle, she went 3-0 with a 1.84 ERA and a save. Facing Southern Vermont on Sunday, Veillette posted a career-high eight strikeouts in just five innings.