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Kali Shirk Tabbed America East Softball Player of the Week
Kali Shirk batted .556 in five games en route to her second career Player of the Week recognition.
Shirk led the Retrievers with 10 hits and a .556 average (10-for-18) on the week. She hit two home runs and slugged .889, scored four runs and drove in four. She also walked four times, reached base at a .636 clip and stole three bases.
Shirk produced two three-hit games on the week, including the regular-season finale at
The weekend raised Shirk’s batting average in conference games to .368. For the season, she is hitting .308 with 30 runs scored and 20 stolen bases.
Shirk is the second Retriever to earn America East Player of the Week honors, as senior first baseman Ashley Gray was recognized on March 10.
Shirk and the Retrievers return to action on Thursday at the America East Championships. Fourth-seeded UMBC will take on three-time defending champion