Zgrabik/Goff Land Outstanding Week for A-Sun Honors

Monday, March 04, 2013

MACON, Ga. – FGCU's Chelsea Zgrabik and North Florida's Kayla Goff captured Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors after dominating performances this week.

Zgrabik smashed a grand slam out of the park tally a total of six of the Eagles eight runs vs. Maine, while Goff had a 4-0 week in the circle to lead the Ospreys to an 11 game winning streak.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Chelsea Zgrabik, FGCU
(Jr. – C – Venice, Fla. – Sociology)
  • Second Career Player of the Week award; first this season
  • Knocked out a grand slam in the Eagles win vs. Maine
  • Drove in six of FGCU's eight runs against Maine
  • Recorded a slugging percentage of 1.067 over the five game weekend
  • Nearly averaged two RBI per hit over the weekend
  • Marked a total of three home runs and 13 RBIs for the Eagles in five games
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Danica Mandarano (Jr., North Florida) – Led the Ospreys with a .550 batting average this week
  • Chelsea Whalley (Sr., Stetson) – Had a bases-loaded two-run single and a bases-loaded three-run double against Niagara
  • Ashley Simon (So., Jacksonville) – Collected five RBIs, three runs and two home runs in five games
  • Alexis Collis (Fr., Kennesaw State) – Tallied team-high three RBI on a three-run pinch hit double vs. South Carolina
PITCHER OF THE WEEK:
Kayla Goff, North Florida
(So. – P – Brandon, Fla. – Elementary Education)
  • First Career Pitcher of the Week award
  • Went 4-0 with two complete game shutouts for the Osprey this week
  • Allowed only one earned run on the week in 23.2 innings
  • Put out 17 batters in the Osprey Invitational
  • Led UNF to its first early-season tournament title with a 9-1 win vs. Princeton in the final.
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Meredith Owen (Jr., Stetson) – Retired 15 of the 17 batters she faced this week
  • Victoria Brown (Fr., Jacksonville) – Captured a win vs. the Big 10's Michigan State allowing only two runs
  • Shelby Morgan (Jr., FGCU) – Recorded a 0.44 ERA in her three outings for the Eagles
  • Amanda Henderson (Sr., Kennesaw State) – Collected 19 strikeouts in two games for the Owls
2013 Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Awards
Date Player of the Week (School)
Pitcher of the Week (School)
Feb. 11 Maddison Kieffer (USC Upstate)
Amanda Henderson (Kennesaw State)
Feb. 18 Jackie Baird (ETSU)
Amanda Henderson (Kennesaw State)
Feb. 25 Shellie Robinson (USC Upstate)
Meredith Owen (Stetson)
Mar. 4 Chelsea Zgrabik (FGCU)
Kayla Goff (North Florida)

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