Fowler/Owen Earn First Career A-Sun Weekly Honor

Monday, April 29, 2013

MACON, Ga. – Kennesaw State's freshman Caitlin Fowler and FGCU's Jaclyn Owen landed Atlantic Sun Softball Weekly Honors as announced by the conference on Monday.

Fowler collected her first and second career home run as the Owls went 4-1 this week, while Owen marked an ERA of 0.00 in 16.1 innings pitched over the weekend.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK:
Caitlin Fowler, Kennesaw State
(Fr. – 1B – Flowery Branch, Ga. – Business Management)
  • First Career Player of the Week award
  • Started off the week with her first career home run as an Owl with a two run home run vs. UAB
  • Followed that performance with a five RBI game in KSU's 8-1 win vs. ETSU
  • Posted two consecutive home run games
  • Totaled seven RBIs and three runs this week
  • Registered a .429 batting average and a 1.429 slugging percentage
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Brittney Garabedian (Jr., FGCU) – Hit a two-run home run in the bottom of the eighth against NKU to help FGCU walk off with a 2-0 win
  • Jordan Cleghorn (Sr., Stetson) – Helped lead Stetson to a 2-1 mark and a berth in the A-Sun tournament
  • Danica Mandarano (Jr., North Florida) – Drove in the Ospreys final run in the 3-1 win vs. JU
PITCHER OF THE WEEK:
Jaclyn Owen, FGCU
(Jr. – P – Cape Coral, Fla. – Elementary Education)
  • First Career Pitcher of the Week award
  • Finished with a 0.00 ERA in 16.1 innings pitched over the weekend
  • Went 3-0 in three games played for the Eagles
  • Pitched 8.0 innings twice over the weekend with both games resulting in wins
  • Allowed just eight hits and held opponents to a batting average of .145
OTHER NOMINEES:
  • Meredith Owen (Jr., Stetson) – Won her eighth and ninth straight games to help Stetson clinch an A-Sun Championship spot
  • Kaylie Wallace (So., North Florida) – Picked up two wins as UNF clinched its first-ever bid to the Atlantic Sun Championship
  • Abbey Mixon (Sr., Kennesaw State) – Recorded three of the four wins in the Owls undefeated week
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)
Mar. 11 Chrissy Morello (Stetson)
Jamie Ujvari (USC Upstate)
Mar. 18 Mariah Fernandez (FGCU)
Amanda Henderson (Kennesaw State)
Mar. 25 Krista Kennedy (Mercer)
Kaylie Wallace (North Florida)
April 1 Ashley Simon (Jacksonville)
Heather Parker (Lipscomb)
April 8 Jessica Barnes (FGCU)
Heather Parker (Lipscomb)
April 15 Jessica Griffin (Stetson)
Meredith Owen (Stetson)
April 22 Paige Neely (Lipscomb)
Meredith Owen (Stetson)
April 29 Caitlin Fowler (Kennesaw State)
Jaclyn Owen (FGCU)

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