BRIDGEPORT -- Fairmont State's Courtney Iacobacci is the Mountain East Conference Softball Player of the Week, while West Virginia Wesleyan's Hannah Vet is the league's Pitcher of the Week.
Iacobacci, a senior from Stow, Ohio, hit .478 on the week, had an on-base percentage of .625 and slugged 1.130 on the week. She belted four home runs on the week to give her 19 on the year -- the best in the MEC and a Fairmont State single-season record. She scored nine times and drove in 10 in eight games and also earned seven walks.
Vet, a sophomore from Naples, Fla., went 3-0 with a 0.00 ERA for the Bobcats last week. She allowed just one hit in a shutout against Glenville State, and then scattered four hits as WVWC shut out UVa-Wise. She capped the week not allowing a hit or run in four innings of work in a victory over Concord.
Other Top Player Performances
Morgan Bruce (WVWC) hit .550 with five of her 11 hits going for extra bases ... Margo Jackson (UU) hit safely in all six games and posted a batting average of .474 ... Lauren Lewis (CU) had five hits and drove in five as the Mountain Lions went 3-3 ... Cassie Holstein (WJU) hit .450 and had five stolen bases as the Cards won five of six ... Nicki Mihalik (WLU) had nine hits and drove in 13 runs to help the Hilltoppers to a 3-3 week.
Other Top Pitching Performances
Alli Burdette (UC) went 5-0 with a 0.60 ERA ... Tara Hanson (SU) went 3-1 with a 1.56 ERA and struck out 22 in 31.1 innings ... Kori Locke (WJU) went 3-0 in the circle for the Cardinals ... Cortney Moore (UU) went 2-1 with a 2.47 ERA and had the first shutout win of the season.
|2016 MEC Softball Weekly Honors|
|Date||Player (School)||Pitcher (School)|
|March 1||Erika McLaughlin (UVa-Wise)||Anna Eggleston (WVWC)|
|March 7||Alyssa Morris (CU)||Sarah Herndon (CU)|
|March 14||Morgan Bruce (WVWC)||Alli Burdette (UC)|
|March 21||Paige Buckworth (SU)||Alli Burdette (UC)|
|March 28||Laura Ashlock (UC)||Mallory Chapman (WJU)|
|April 4||Courtney Iacobacci (FSU)||Alli Burdette (UC) / Sayaka Foley (WVWC)|
|April 11||Anna Eggleston (WVWC)||Sarah Herndon (CU)|
|April 18||Bethany Williams (UC)||Alli Burdette (UC)|
|April 25||Courtney Iacobacci (FSU)||Hannah Vet (WVWC)|