2004 NCAC Softball Players of the Week

May 3, 2004

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Allegheny senior Shawn Gledhill (Erie Pa/McDowell) was 3-4 with two runs
scored in the NCAC Tournament championship game and garnered tournament
most valuable player honors by going 7-14 with six runs scored and homerun
in the Gators' four games.  

PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Ohio Wesleyan freshman right-hander Claire Martin (Jefferson, OH/Jefferson)
was 3-0 with a 2.36 ERA in the NCAC tournament. She threw 26.2 innings,
striking out 17 while allowing 28 hits and just nine earned runs. 
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April 26, 2004

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Kenyon freshman Sarah Schoenhoft (Fairfield, OH/Ursuline) hit the
gamewinning home run in the bottom of the seventh inning against Wooster
to lead Kenyon to the conference tourney. Overall, she was a combined
5-for-11 at the plate with two runs and two RBI.

PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Ohio Wesleyan freshman right-hander Claire Martin (Jefferson, OH/Jefferson)
threw a two-hitter to lead the Bishops to a 4-1 win over Denison, then
followed with a three-hit shutout against Hiram to hand OWU two of their
four NCAC wins last week, and a share of the Bishops' first NCAC
championship. For the week, Martin allowed five hits and one run (none
earned) while walking one and striking out six in 14 innings of work. 
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April 19, 2004

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Wooster sophomore Natalie Barone (Akron, OH/St. Thomas Aquinas) was 10-for-
22 (.455) with six runs scored, two doubles, a triple, and 10 RBI. She also
had three stolen bases on the week. Against Oberlin, she tied a single-game
school record with four hits in the opener (4-for-5 with a double, a triple,
and six RBI), and then added a game-high three hits in the nightcap as well
as three more RBI. Barone had a hit in each of the first three games of the
weekend doubleheaders and drove in the Scots' only run of the loss to
Denison.  

PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Allegheny sophomore Giannina Coccaro (Miami, FL/Palmetto) did not allow an
earned run and struck out 25 batters in 20-2/3 innings of work last week.
She went 2-1, allowing just 11 hits and only four walks. Coccaro had two
shutouts and now has three on the season. Opponents hit .155 off of her and
are hitting .164 on the season. Coccaro leads the conference with 0.39 earned
run average.
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April 12, 2004

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Ohio Wesleyan sophomore Tiffany Stinemetz (Marysville, OH/North Union) went
7-12 (.583) last week with seven runs, 10 RBI, three doubles and two triples.
She had a slugging percentage of 1.167. Her two triples came in game two
against Oberlin, tying an OWU record. She drove in the go-ahead run in the
Battling Bishops 3-0 win over Wooster in game one of a doubleheader. She 
also broke open the second game of the twinbill with a bases-loaded double.

PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Wittenberg junior Norah Gillam (Canfield, OH/Canfield) won two games last
week. She allowed 11 hits, two runs (none earned), four walks and fanned
nine batters in 14 innings of work. Gillam is fifth in the NCAC with 47
strikeouts.
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April 5, 2004

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Hiram junior Monica Hayden (West Farmington, OH/Notre Dame Cathedral Latin)
was five-for-eight (.625) with three runs scored in the two games at Denison.
She had a double, a triple and was a perfect three-for-three in the game two loss.  

PITCHER OF THE WEEK: Allegheny sophomore Giannina Coccaro (Miami, FL/Palmetto)
registered a 0.93 earned run average last week despite a 1-2 record. She threw
22.2 innings, striking out 22 while walking just four. Opponents managed just
13 hits off of her for a .163 average. Coccaro took tough losses in both of
the Gators' extra-inning games last week while garnering a win in relief
against Ohio Wesleyan. She struck out five and did not allow a hit in four innings of work for the win. She leads the NCAC with a 0.57 ERA.
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March 29, 2004

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
With Ohio Wesleyan trailing, 7-6, in the bottom of the seventh of the
nightcap against Ohio Northern, sophomore second baseman Linsey Longstreth
(Akron, OH/Archbishop Hoban) drilled a triple to left center and scored on
a single by sophomore third baseman Amy Mazur, tying the game at 7-7, and
sending the game into extra innings. In the bottom of the 11th, with two
on, two out and the Bishops trailing, 10-9, Longstreth drove a ball to the
fence in right center to score junior catcher Janelle Dangler with the
tying run and freshman first baseman Kelly Zampino with the winning run.Longstreth went 4-for-6 in the nightcap, including two triples and a double.
Her four hits and nine total bases set school records, and the nine total
bases tied the NCAC record set by Wooster's Lindsay Vargo in 2001.
Longstreth's two triples tied the school record she set earlier this season season against Coast Guard. For the week, Longstreth was 9-for-20 with four
runs, three doubles and two triples. 

PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Ohio Wesleyan freshman right-hander Claire Martin (Jefferson, OH/Jefferson) pitched two shutouts last week: a three-hitter against Ohio Northern and a three-hitter against Thomas More. Martin struck out three batters and walked 
two in the 2-0 win over ONU and fanned seven and walked one in their 1-0 win 
over Thomas More.
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March 22, 2004

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Kenyon junior Dana Halicki (North Royalton, OH/Padua) went 11-for-25 to 
post a .440 batting average over eight games during the Ladies' spring trip. 
She scored nine runs and also had six RBI. 

PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Wooster sophomore Natalie Barone (Akron, OH/St. Thomas Aquinas) tossed 
shutouts in both of her games (Worcester State -- 8-0, Framingham State -- 
4-0) last week in Florida, extending her school-record consecutive scoreless innings streak to 23 innings. In last week's two starts, Barone yielded 
just five hits and walked two, while striking out 13 in 13.0 innings (the Worcester State game was "run-ruled" in the sixth). She also recorded hits 
in four of the five games last week, going 6-for-13 (.462) with two walks, 
six runs scored, a double, and one RBI, as well as one sacrafice bunt and 
two steals. Additionally, she did not make an error in 13 chances.
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