Softball

Gutierrez receives Association of Division III Independents Softball Player of the Week award

Gutierrez receives Association of Division III Independents Softball Player of the Week award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – The College of New Rochelle freshman Samantha Gutierrez (Fullerton, Calif.) has been awarded the Association of Division III Independents softball Player of the Week. Gutierrez batted .500 (12-for-24) with 11 RBI and 13 runs scored as the Blue Angels went 5-1 on the week. The shortstop had two home runs, two triples and had a .900 slugging percentage. The freshman began the week with a 5-for-8 day against Lehman on April 5th, recording her first career home run along with three RBI and three runs scored. Gutierrez followed that up with five RBI and a home run in a doubleheader split with Lehman on April 7th. The freshman concluded the week with a 6-for-9 day against Valley Forge on April 8th, finishing with seven runs scored and three RBI.