Softball

Bent receives Association of Division III Independents softball Student-Athlete of the Month award

Bent receives Association of Division III Independents softball Student-Athlete of the Month award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Finlandia University freshman shortstop/pitcher Denia Bent (Cape Coral, Fla.) has been named the Association of Division III Independents softball Student-Athlete of the Month for March. Bent batted an impressive .574 (27-for-47) with 28 RBI, 29 runs scored, 11 stolen bases and eight doubles as the Lions went 14-5 during the month. The freshman had eight multiple hit games, eight multiple run contests and nine multiple RBI games for Finlandia. Bent also had the game-winning RBI in four games and recorded at least one hit in all but two of the 16 games she played. The freshman also went 3-1 in the circle with a 4.70 ERA in 22 1/3 innings pitched.