Big Ten Names Softball Player of the Week
Feb. 11, 2008
Player of the Week
Sam Marder, Ohio State
Marder batted .462 with a home run and eight RBI to lead Ohio State to a perfect 5-0 record and championship of the Stetson Lead-Off Classic last weekend in DeLand, Fla. The Calabasas, Calif., native went 6-for-13 at the plate with a double, a .769 slugging percentage and a .529 on-base percentage. Marder had two game-winning RBI and the game-tying RBI in extra-innings of the championship game against host Stetson. This is her second career weekly accolade.
Last OSU Player of the Week: Sam Marder (3/13/07)
Kim Reeder, Ohio State
Reeder went 2-0 with a 0.44 ERA to lead Ohio State to a 5-0 record and championship of the Stetson Lead-Off Classic last weekend in DeLand, Fla. Reeder got the ball in the Buckeyes' season opener, a 2-0 win over Detroit, in which she went all nine innings and struck out eight in her first career one-hitter. On Saturday night against host Stetson, Reeder went all seven innings, striking out five and allowing only one earned run in the seventh inning. This is the second career Pitcher of the Week accolade for the Salinas, Calif., native.
Last OSU Pitcher of the Week: Jamee Juarez (5/7/08)