Mel Andrea Named Big South Choice Hotels Softball Player of the Week

Posted March 10, 2014 2:02 pm | Filed under Sports, Winthrop Athletics

ROCK HILL, SC – Senior infielder Mel Andrea has been named the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Softball Player of the Week as announced by the conference office Monday.

Andrea, who earns her first award of the year, had a solid offensive weekend for the Eagles, picking up hits in each of the team’s four games and extending her hitting streak to seven games.

Andrea started the weekend with a three-hit, four-RBI performance which included her third homerun of the season against Youngstown State Saturday afternoon. She followed that with two more hits against Wright State Saturday night.

Sunday Andrea recorded one hit and RBI against Marist in the first game of the day followed by two more hits and one RBI against Eastern Kentucky later in the day.

She finished the weekend hitting .571 (8-14) with six RBI and four runs scored.

The Eagles will return to the field Wednesday when they host Charleston Southern for a double header starting at 5 p.m.