Marissa Varela (Egg Harbor Twp, NJ) has been named the American Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) Softball Player of the Week.
Varela hit .500 (9-18) with 13 RBI in six games this weekas the Pioneers were 3-3 in their final six games at the Gene Cusic Classic. She recorded three multiple hits and drove in at least one run in every game. Varela capped the week with a monster 3-5, 6 RBI game (3 RBI doubles). For the complete Spring Break trip (10 games) - Varela hit .567 with 20 RBI.
Alix DeDreu, a senior from Thomas More was named the ACAA Pitcher of the Week.
Varela and the Pioneers are slated to head to the Philadelphia, PA region this weekend for a pair of doubleheaders. They take on Cairn on Friday (3 p.m.) and Valley Forge on Saturday (1 p.m.).