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Jessica Bump earned America East Player of the Week honors Monday.
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Binghamton's Bump, Albany's MacFawn & Johnson Net Softball Weekly Awards

Release: 04/22/2013
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- With just two weeks left in the America East softball season, Albany and Binghamton sit atop the league standings and players who helped those two teams become the first to clinch America East tournament bids are this week's conference award winners. The honorees for the week ending April 21 were announced Monday afternoon.

Binghamton's Jessica Bump is the Player of the Week, while Albany's Brittany MacFawn and Annie Johnson are the Pitcher and Rookie of the Week, respectively.

Bump (Windsor, N.Y.) batted .467 (7-for-15) and had four extra-base hits, including three home runs to lead Binghamton to three wins in five games last week and earned Player of the Week honors as a result. The junior second baseball, scored nine runs and drove in six more. Bump also recorded a .600 on-base percentage and a 1.113 last week.

MacFawn (Orlando, Fla.) continued her dominance by going 6-0 in six appearances and recording a miniscule 0.21 ERA en route to earning Pitcher of the Week honors for the third time this season. The junior hurler allowed just one run over 33 innings pitched on only 12 hits, a .108 batting average against. MacFawn, who's won eight straight decisions, also struck out 40 hitters.

Johnson (Medford, N.J.) hit .750 (9-12) and added three walks for a .833 on-base percentage last week as she earned Rookie of the Week honors for the second time this season. The freshman outfielder scored five runs, drove in four and was a perfect 9-for-9 in stolen base attempts.

In America East play over the weekend, Albany (11-1) swept three games from UMBC and has a one game lead on Binghamton (10-2) atop the league standings. The Bearcats took two of three from Hartford last week. Albany and Binghamton have secured bids to the America East Championship, which will take place May 9-11 at the highest seed. Stony Brook (7-5), Boston U. (5-4), Hartford (5-7), Maine (3-9) and UMBC (1-14) round out the league standings.

2013 America East Softball Weekly Award Winners
Feb. 18 – Player of the Week: Kristen Koslosky (Maine); Pitcher of the Week: Kate Price (Binghamton); Rookie of the Week: Sydney Harbaugh (Binghamton)
Feb. 25 – Player of the Week: Shayla Giosia (Stony Brook); Pitcher of the Week: Christine Lucido (Pitcher); Rookie of the Week: Bridget O'Malley (UMBC)
March 4 – Player of the Week: Taylor Hall (UMBC); Pitcher of the Week: Heather Brown (UMBC); Rookie of the Week: Maggie Cocks (Albany)
March 11 - Player of the Week: Kayla Margentino (UMBC); Pitcher of the Week: Zuzana Kudernatschova (Hartford); Rookie of the Week: Lisa Cadogan (Binghamton)
March 18 - Player of the Week: Lisa Cadogan (Binghamton); Pitcher of the Week: Allison Cukrov (Stony Brook); Rookie of the Week: Annie Johnson (Albany)
March 25 - Player of the Week: Vicky MacFarland (Albany); Pitcher of the Week: Zuzana Kudernatschova (Hartford); Lisa Cadogan (Binghamton)
April 1 - Player of the Week: Shayla Giosia (Stony Brook); Pitcher of the Week: Brittany MacFawn (Albany); Rookie of the Week: Kelly Costello (Albany)
April 9 - Player of the Week: Chelsey Mooney (Hartford); Pitcher of the Week: Brittany MacFawn (Albany); Rookie of the Week: Taylor Chaffee (Binghamton)
April 15 - Player of the Week: Jayme Mask (Boston U.); Pitcher of the Week: Demi Laney (Binghamton); Rookie of the Week: Taylor Chaffee (Binghamton)
April 22 - Player of the Week: Jessica Bump (Binghamton); Pitcher of the Week: Brittany MacFawn (Albany); Rookie of the Week: Annie Johnson (Albany)



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