NECC Softball Athletes of the Week- March 16

NECC Softball Athletes of the Week- March 16

Player & Rookie of the Week


Gianna Bencivengo, (Fr., 1B), Dean College

Freshman Gianna Bencivengo (North White Plains, N.Y.) hit .538 in eight games, totaling 14 hits, including five doubles and two triples. The rookie drove in 14 runs, while scoring 10 of her own.  She posted a .613 on-base percentage and an .885 slugging percentage. Bencivengo also picked up a stolen base, as the Bulldogs went 4-4 on the week.

Pitcher of the Week


Ashley Veillette (So., P/IF), Becker College

Sophomore Ashley Veillette (Danielson, Conn.) struck out 17 over 28 innings,  amassing a 3.50 ERA on the week. That performance includes a two-hit shutout win over Alverno.  Veillette also picked up a save against Washington & Jefferson.