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Fitzgibbons Named Player of the Week in Softball

Merilli captures Rookie of the Week


Clifton Park, NY -  Polytechnic Institute of NYU freshman, first baseman Corinne Fitzgibbons (Brooklyn, NY) was named Skyline Conference Player of the Week for the week of April 19-25, She batted .833 (10-for-12) with four home runs (two in one inning), 10 runs batted in a seven runs scored over a four-game stretch. Fitzgibbons now leads the Skyline Conference with 12 home runs while ranking second in both batting average (.490) and runs scored (38) and third in runs batted in (39).

Freshmen pitcher Miranda Merilli (Altoona, PA) was tabbed Rookie of the Week. She went 3-0 last week, improving to 16-5 on the season. Merilli, who tossed a pair of shutouts against Mount Saint Vincent, allowed just two earned runs while striking out 29 and walking just four. She leads the conference in both wins and strikeouts.