STUDENT-ATHLETE OF THE WEEK - Alyssa Maiese, Softball
Iona College softball senior DP/P Alyssa Maiese MAAC Player of the Week honors for her performance as the Gaels closed out regular season play with a 4-2 week. Earlier this season, Maiese was named MAAC Pitcher of the Week.
Maiese went a combined 13-22 (.591) with a slugging percentage of 1.045 as the Gaels went 4-2 in their final contests before the MAAC Championship. In a game one win over Saint Peter's, she went 3-3 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored. In game two, Maiese was 3-3 once again, with a home run, double, two RBI and two runs scored. In game one against Siena, Maiese went 3-4 with a triple and an RBI and followed it up with a 3-5 effort in game two.
The Gaels, seeded fourth, will take on number one seed Fairfield Thursday at 2:00 pm in the first round of the 2011 MAAC Championship.