Published: Wednesday, April 25, 2012
Updated: Wednesday, April 25, 2012 02:04
For the first time in her career, UNC freshman softball second baseman Melissa Marcovecchio was named the Pacific Coast Softball Conference Mountain Division Player of the Week Tuesday in an announcement from the conference.
Marcovecchio leads the team with 58 hits and 11 triples this season. She also is second on the team with 25 RBIs and third with 10 doubles.
This past weekend, she moved into first in the nation with her 11 triples for the season.
In the series against Idaho State, Marcovecchio opened the series with a three-triple game with five RBIs.
By the end of the weekend series, Marcovecchio had seven RBIs and a .563 batting average in the series.
Marcovecchio’s biggest games were in the first and third game of the series. She went 3-for-4 in the first and 3-for-5 in the third.
Marcovecchio and the University of Northern Colorado (21-27, 6-10 PCSC) will play in their final conference series of the season, starting at 1 p.m. Saturday at Seattle.