Chiaramonte Named Association of Division III Independents Student-Athlete of the Month Award Winner for March

KANSAS CITY, MO.--- Alyson Chiaramonte, a freshman pitcher/outfielder for St. Joseph's College (Brooklyn) softball team was named today as the recipient of the Association of Division III Independents Student-Athletes of the Month award for March 2009. Chiaramonte led the Lady Bears to their first win in three years at the Tucson Invitational Games, pitching an 11-2 win over Mount Mary College. She struck out 11 and scattered four hits, giving up one earned run. For the month, Chiaramonte was also phenomenal at the plate, batting .429 and slugging .667 to lead the Lady Bears in both categories. She had 10 runs batted in, nine hits, and eight runs with a home run and a triple. Chiaramonte also received the AD3I Player of the Week honors for the week ending March 29.