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DENISCHUK EARNS THIRD-STRAIGHT PLAYER OF THE WEEK HONORS; OLIVIERI TABBED AMERICA EAST ROOKIE OF THE WEEK
Michelle Olivieri earned Rookie of the Week honors after hitting three home runs.
Melanie Denischuk was named Player of the Week for the fourth time this season.
Boston-UMBC junior first baseman Melanie Denischuk (
Denischuk earns her fourth Player of the Week of the season and her third-straight as she batted .636 (7-for-11) with two doubles, four home runs, four runs scored and 12 RBI last week, leading the Retrievers with 21 total bases and a 1.909 slugging percentage in the four games. She also walked twice for a .692 on-base percentage. In UMBCís 15-1 win in the first game of a doubleheader against
Olivieri batted .667 (6-for-9) with three home runs and six RBI in four games last week, ranking second on the team with 15 total bases and a 1.667 slugging percentage. She also walked twice for a .727 on-base percentage. She went 1-for-2 with three runs scored in the first game of the
Denischuk shares the America East Player of the Week honors with
The Retrievers return to action Wednesday, April 12, as they head to