Boston, Mass. -- Senior shortstop Bridget O'Malley (Baltimore,Md./Seton Keough) was named America East Player of the Week for the week ending March 21m the conference announced Tuesday afternoon.
O'Malley had a .700 average (7-for-10) with two home runs, seven RBI, and five runs scored in three games. The Baltimore native also had a .727 on-base percentage and 1.300 slugging percentage.
The UMBC Softball team returns to action on Friday when they open America East play by hosting Stony Brook. The Retrievers and Seawolves will play a double-header on Friday beginning at 1 p.m. followed by a single game on Saturday at noon.