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Friis named America East Softball Rookie of the Week
Freshman shortstop bats team-best .429 at season-opening tournament
February 21, 2012Tweet
VESTAL, N.Y.—Freshman shortstop Caitlyn Friis has been named the America East Softball Rookie of the Week for Feb. 13-19. She earned the honor by virtue of her performance this past weekend at the season-opening Florida Gulf Coast Tournament.
In five games, Friis hit a team-best .429 scored a pair of runs and drove in another one. She went a perfect 4-for-4 against Delaware on Feb. 17 and hit safely in three of the five games. In addition, Friis recorded a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage in 19 chances, all at the shortstop position.
“Caitlyn has a great weeeknd,” head coach Michelle Burrell said. “She played with a lot of confidence and was very poised throughout the entire tournament.”
Binghamton (2-3) continues its season March 3-4 at the Texas Tech Tournament.