Coppersmith Named America East Rookie of the Week

Photo: Ian Feldmann
Photo: Ian Feldmann

Boston, Mass.-- Freshman pitcher Courtney Coppersmith (York, Pa.) has been named America East Rookie of the Week, the conference announced Tuesday evening. Coppersmith entered in relief in the season opener against Delaware on Sunday. The lefty pitched 4.2 innings, striking out 10, walking three, while allowing just three and not allowing an earned run. The UMBC Softball team travels Raleigh for the Fairfield Inn & Suites Crabtree Invitational hosted by N.C. State, February 22-24. The Retrievers will face Georgia Southern and the host Wolfpack on Friday, with first pitch against the Eagles in the original 2019 opener set for 12:15 pm.