Kristen Turner - Softball
Senior Kristen Turner continues her torrid start to the 2017 season with another strong week for the Iona College softball program. The first basemen batted .412 (7-for-17) over the course of five games. She collected five extra base hits, including two homeruns. Turner drove in eight runs and scored four herself.
Against teams Bryant, UC Riverside, Seton Hall, Brown and Hartford, Turner struck out just once and managed an on-base percentage of .350 and slugging percentage of .941.
The highlight of the week came in the fifth and final game against the Hartford Hawks in the conclusion of the Seton Hall Pirate Invite. Turner went 1-for-2 with a two RBI homerun in addition to three sacrafice flies. She finished the day with five runs batted in as part of the 12-2 six inning victory.
Thus far this season, Turner has started every game while batting .406 and bashing six doubles and four round-trippers. She has walked twice and struck out only thee times.
The Maroon & Gold continue their non-conference schedule with a trip to Fordham on Wednesday, March 22.