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CAA Softball Weekly Honors - March 20

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          Release: 03/20/2012
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CAA Softball Weekly Honors - March 20, 2012


Paige Collings • Drexel
Delta, British Columbia/South Delta, Sr., Catcher

Collings earned CAA Softball Player of the Week after leading the Dragons to a 3-2 week while batting .533 at the plate. The senior catcher hit a pair of home runs and drove in 11 runs on the week. She recorded a hit in four of her five outings, including a 3-for-3 showing with three runs scored and six RBI against NC Central. Collings finished the week scoring five runs to go along with eight hits and two walks.  


Olivia Galati • Hofstra
West Babylon, N.Y./St. John's the Baptist, Jr., Pitcher

Galati received CAA Pitcher of the Week after registering a 2-0 record and a save from the circle for the Pride as Hofstra went 3-1 on the week. The junior pitcher bested her previous career high of 17 strikeouts in a game, fanning 18 against Maine in a nine-inning effort. Galati threw back-to-back complete game shutouts on the week. She finished the week with a perfect ERA with just seven hits, including just one extra base hit, to go along with 31 strikeouts and one walk.


Erin Trippi • Hofstra
Lyndhurst, N.J./Paramus Catholic, Fr., Catcher/DP

Trippi collected CAA Rookie of the Week accolades after batting .333 while assisting the Pride to a 3-1 record on the week. She posted a combined 4-for-12 performance at the plate with four runs scored and five RBI in the four-game Hofstra Invitational. Trippi earned her first career RBI, sending the game-winning single to right field to end a nine-inning 1-0 victory over Maine on Saturday.

Heather Kiefer • James Madison

Potomac Falls, Va./Potomac Falls, Fr., Pitcher

Kiefer earned her second CAA Rookie of the Week honor of the season after recording a win and a save in the circle for the Dukes against George Washington and Pittsburgh. The freshman pitcher finished the JMU Days Inn Invitational with a 1.56 ERA, four strikeouts and just a .182 opponent batting average in nine innings pitched. She has produced an overall season record of 2-1 with a pair of saves.