AAC names Marino softball player of the week

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By Meredith Kreigh
Triangle Writer

Christine Marino
Christine Marino

Junior named softball player of the week

As the Lady Lions prepare to face three opponents in the upcoming week, Christine Marino receives AAC’s Softball Player of the Week.

Before transferring from Miami Dade College in 2012, Marino made first all-conference team in both her freshman and sophomore years.

Marino, junior third baseman, from Miami, Fla., was named AAC’s Softball Player of the Week after evaluation of her performance Feb. 25 through March 3.

“I didn’t even think I played that well. It was definitely better than our first week, but average compared to what I know I am capable of,” said Marino.

She maintained a 1.000 slugging average and a batting average of .364, while recording two hits. She also batted in four runs, including a three-run walk-off homerun leading to the Lady Lions’ victory over Milligan College.

Softball over spring break

The Lady Lions are scheduled to play in a doubleheader Friday at 2 p.m.at Virginia Intermont College (Columbia, Tenn.). Virginia Intermont is home to the AACs Pitcher of the Week, freshman Micalah Sacre

Over Spring Break, they are scheduled to compete at Tennessee Temple (Chattanooga, Tenn.) for a doubleheader on March 11 at 4 p.m. This is the second series for these two teams this semester. Week one led with the Lady Lions splitting the match 1-1 on Feb. 12.

A second doubleheader is set for Feb 12 against Point University (Bristol, Tenn.) at Bryan. The first pitch is scheduled for 2 p.m.

Their final match over break is at Columbia College (Columbia, S.C.) on March 14 at 3 p.m.

This is the only opportunity this season for Bryan softball to compete against Virginia Intermont, Point and Columbia.

During the 2011-12 season, the Lady Lions went 1-1 against Columbia and 0-2 against Point. When they faced Temple, the Lions came out on top: 3-0.