Courtesy: America East Communications

Quartet Pick Up #AESB Weekly Honors

Release: 04/19/2016

BOSTON - Just two a half games separate the top four teams in the America East softball standings at the midway point of the season. Albany remains unbeaten and atop the standings at 7-0. Stony Brook (9-2) swept UMass Lowell last weekend while Binghamton (7-2) dropped two of three at Maine (6-2). The four teams square off this weekend with Albany hosting Maine and Binghamton entertaining Stony Brook.

Read about this week's award winners below:

Player of the Week
Allie Pisciotta, Stony Brook - Sr., Catcher, New Hyde Park, N.Y.

  • Hit .588 (10-for-17) and walked twice for a .650 on-base percentage.
  • Slugged 1.059 belting a pair of home runs and two doubles.
  • Drove in 4 RBI and score 6 runs.
  • Went 8-for-11 in the series sweep over UMass Lowell.
  • This is her second Player of the Week honor of the season (Feb. 23).

Co-Pitcher of the Week
Erin Bogdanovich, Maine - Sr, Pitcher, South Portland, Maine

  • Recorded both wins as Albany took two of three from first-place Binghamton. 
  • Allowed just one run on five hits in 14 innings.
  • Walked just one and had a 0.43 WHIP.
  • Struck out nine.

Co-Pitcher of the Week
Jane Sallen, Stony Brook - Sr, Pitcher, Lake Worth, Fla.

  • Went 3-0 with a save in four appearances (20 1/3 IP) last week.
  • Recorded a 0.69 ERA, allowed just four hits and fanned 16.
  • Threw back-to-back no-hitters vs. UMass Lowell.

Rookie of the Week
Sydney Barker, UMass Lowell - Fr., Utility, Upland, Calif.

  • Hit .435 (10-for-23) in seven games.
  • Whacked three doubles and a home run.
  • Scored seven runs and drove in five RBI.

Weekly Awards

Feb. 23 - Player of the Week: Allie Pisciotta, Stony Brook; Pitcher of the Week: Kaycee Talcik, UMass Lowell; Rookie of the Week: Morgan Peyou, UMBC

March 1 - Player of the Week: Chrysti Eichner, Binghamton; Pitcher of the Week: Jessica Holte, UMBC; Rookie of the Week: Sarah Petzold, Albany

March 8 - Player of the Week: Kaelin Jackson, UMBC; Pitcher of the Week: Kim Puccio, UMBC; Rookie of the Week: McKenzie Bump, Albany

March 15 - Player of the Week: Liz Snow, Albany; Pitcher of the Week: Sarah Miller, Binghamton; Rookie of the Week: Morgan Peyou, UMBC

March 22 - Player of the Week: Bridget O'Malley, UMBC; Pitcher of the Week: Devin Durando, Albany; Rookie of the Week: Alyssa Derrick, Maine

March 29 - Player of the Week: Sydney Harbaugh, Binghamton; Pitcher of the Week: Maddy Neales, Stony Brook; Rookie of the Week: Irene Rivera, Stony Brook

April 5 - Player of the Week: Griffin McIver, Binghamton; Pitcher & Rookie of the Week: Chelsea Verdolivo, Albany

April 12 - Player of the Week: Liz Snow, Albany; Pitcher of the Week: Molly Flowers, Maine; Rookie of the Week: Irene Rivera, Stony Brook

April 19 - Player of the Week: Allie Pisciotta, Stony Brook; Co-Pitchers of the Week: Erin Bogdanovich, Maine & Jane Sallen, Stony Brook; Rookie of the Week: Sydney Barker, UMass Lowell