BAY CITY, Mich. - Ohio Dominican University junior short stop Caitlin Jividen (Wheeling, W. Va.) and Wayne State University freshman pitcher Mackenzie Boehler (Saginaw, Mich./Swan Valley) have been chosen as the GLIAC Softball "Player of the Week" and "Pitcher of the Week", respectively.
GLIAC Softball Player of the Week:
Ohio Dominican University
Junior, SS, R/R
Wheeling, W. Va.
Ohio Dominican University junior Caitlin Jividen was instrumental in the Panthers comeback win over Concordia University in game one. Jividen gave the Panthers the early 3-0 lead after blasting a three RBI homer to center field, her first of the season. Down 15-3 in the bottom of the fifth, Jividen leadoff the inning with a single and the Panthers went on a roll from there, scoring nine runs. Jividen hit in her fourth RBI of the game on a single through the left side. For the weekend, Jividen went 8-for-12 (.667%) with seven RBI. For the year, she is hitting .364.
Softball Player Weekly Honor Roll: Alyssa Smith - FS, Jessica Tostrud- NU, Caitlin Houk - TU, Logan White - WS.
2013 "Players of the Week": (3/12) S. Zaborowski - NU, (3/19) C. Jividen - ODU.
GLIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week:
Wayne State University
Freshman, Pitcher, R/R
Saginaw, Mich./Swan Valley
Wayne State University freshman pitcher Mackenzie Boehler compiled a 4-2 record with a 2.31 ERA. She recorded the first perfect game in school history on March 15th (vs. Lees-McRae) retiring all 21 Bobcat hitters and not allowing a ball to be hit out of the infield. For the week she struck out 22 and walked four, while limiting opponents to a .226 batting average.
Softball Player Weekly Honor Roll: Amy Dunleavy - FS, Emily Somerville- NU, Rachael Stanzel - ODU.
2013 "Pitchers of the Week": (3/12) H. Santora - GV, (3/19) M. Boehler - WSU.