Turner Named MAAC Rookie Of The Week
EDISON, NJ - Iona College softball freshman Kristen Turner earned her third MAAC Rookie of the Week honor, the league announced Tuesday.
Turner continued her outstanding rookie campaign, going 4-for-8 at the plate and hitting .500 in three games for the Gaels. Turner scored four runs and drove in four more. Against Siena, Turner went 1-for-3 with a double, driving in two runs and scoring once in a 6-4 Iona win. Turner then went 3-for-5 over two games of a doubleheader sweep of Rider. Turner scored twice in the first game, before going 2-for-3 with two RBI and a run scored in the nightcap, a 11-3 Iona win.
The third seeded Gaels begin MAAC Championship play Wednesday, at 12:00 pm when they take on the six seed Manhattan Jaspers.