Demi Laney picked up America East Pitcher of the Week honors Tuesday.
Demi Laney picked up America East Pitcher of the Week honors Tuesday.
Courtesy: America East Communications

Trio Nets First #AESB League Honors of 2014

Release: 02/18/2014

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Three America East softball teams have kicked off their 2014 seasons as trio of players who led their team to wins are the conference's first weekly award winners of the year:

Player of the Week
Lisa Cadogan, So., 1B, Binghamton

  • Hit .500 (6-for-12) with a double and four RBI in five games last week.
  • Also walked for times and had a .625 on base percentage.
  • Drove in four and had two multiple hit games.
Pitcher of the Week
Demi Laney, Sr., Pitcher, Binghamton
  • Went 2-1 with a 2.77 ERA last week. 
  • Hurled a seven-hit shutout in Binghamton's 1-0 win over South Florida, which is receiving votes in both national polls.
  • Threw five scoreless innings in a win over Wright State.
Rookie of the Week
Jaclyn Buckley, Fr., Outfielder, UMBC
  • Hit .545 (6-for-11) with a double and a homer in her first collegiate action.
  • Smacked a go-ahead two-run home run in the top of the seventh inning to lift UMBC over UNC Wilmington Friday.
  • Went 3-for-3 against Norfolk State Sunday.
Around the League
  • Three America East teams have started their seasons.
  • Binghamton (2-3) beat South Florida, which is receiving votes in the NFCA national poll, and Wright State last week.
  • UMBC went 2-2with victories over UNH Wilmington and Norfolk State last week.
  • UMass Lowell was off this week after going 1-3 last week. The River Hawks beat Campbell, 8-7, on Feb. 7 in its first game as a Division I program.
  • Stony Brook and Albany open their seasons this weekend.

2014 Softball Weekly Awards
Feb. 18 - Player of the Week: Lisa Cadogan, Binghamton
          Pitcher of the Week: Demi Laney, Binghamton
          Rookie of the Week: Jaclyn Buckley, UMBC