Softball's Martinez Earns A-10 Rookie of the Week

March 20, 2017

NEWPORT NEWS, Va. - Softball's Priscilla Martinez has been named Atlantic 10 Rookie of the Week, the league announced on Monday.

Martinez earns her first weekly award after posting a .471 average (8-for-17) over the weekend with five RBI, three runs scored and a home run. Martinez started all five games for the Colonials, three as the designated player and two behind the plate.

The Fountain Valley, California, native provided a walkoff single with the bases loaded in the bottom of the eighth inning on Friday to secure GW's first win of the weekend over Niagara.

Martinez ranks third on the squad with an overall .351 average and has bashed three round-trippers with 15 RBI to start her career.



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