Softball Weekly Awards Announced For March 5-11

Sam Owens (l), Hannah Tomasko (r)
Sam Owens (l), Hannah Tomasko (r)

Aurora University's Sam Owens and Hannah Tomasko have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference Position Player and Pitching Softball Student-Athletes of the Week for events of March 5-11, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

Owens (Palos Hills, Ill.) hit .500 (11-of-22) with three doubles and one home run while driving in eight runs and scoring two more as the Spartans went 4-2.

Tomasko (Virden, Ill.) went 1-1 which included a complete-game shutout with eight strikeouts over Meredith College. On the week in 15 innings, the rookie struck out 13 and had a 0.47 ERA.


Other position player nominations: Stefanie D'Anna, Concordia Chicago; Molly O'Connell, Concordia Wisconsin; Ali Woitovich, Dominican; Shannon Whitmus, Edgewood; Ally Fox, Marian; Brittany Bihun, Rockford;

Other pitching nominations: Katelyn Kohl, Concordia Wisconsin; Cat Klostermann, Dominican; Maddy Coppens, Edgewood; Paige Rauhut, Marian.