BAY CITY, Mich. - Northwood University junior first baseman Samantha Zaborowski (Taylor, Mich./Cabrini and Grand Valley State University senior pitcher Hannah Santora (Carol Stream, Ill./Glenbard North) have been chosen as the GLIAC Softball "Player of the Week" and "Pitcher of the Week", respectively.
GLIAC Softball Player of the Week:
Junior, 1B, R/R
Northwood University junior Samantha Zaborowski helped lead her team to a 6-2 start to the season, batting .520 with nine RBI's and an .800 slugging percentage. She ranks second in the league in batting average, second in slugging and third in on-base percentage. Zaborowski opened her season with a tremendous performance in Northwood's 7-6 win over No. 1 ranked Valdosta State, driving in six of Northwood's seven runs. She went 2-2 with a three-run double and a two-run homer in the game.
Softball Player Weekly Honor Roll: Amy Dunleavy - FS, Emily Reynolds - UF, Katie Martin - GV, Ainsler Ellison - HC, Felicia Gingrich - LS, Alexa Holztrager- MU, Caitlin Jividen - OD, Amanda Kimes - SV, Caitlin Houk - TU, Chelsy Tests - WU, Logan White - WS.
2013 "Players of the Week": (3/13) Samantha Zaborowski - NU
GLIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week:
Grand Valley State University
Senior, Pitcher, R/R
Carol Stream, Ill./Glenbard North
Grand Valley State University senior Hannah Santora was a perfect 6-0 last week with a 2.44 ERA as GVSU went 10-2 at the NTC Spring Games in Clermont, Fla. She pitched six complete games and tossed all eight innings in a come-from-behind 8-7 win over Cedarville. Santora allowed one run and struck out five in the Lakers' 4-1 win over Fort Hays State on Saturday (Mar. 9).
Softball Player Weekly Honor Roll: Amy Dunleavy - FS, Tawna Whited - UF, Felicia Gingrich - LS, Stephanie Byrne - MU, Maddison Sebald - NU, Sarah Vrabel - SV, Casi Rohr - WU, Lyndsay Butler - WS.
2013 "Pitchers of the Week": (3/12) Hannah Santora - GV