RHIT Sweeps HCAC Softball Player of the Week Honors

AhlbornTERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology captured both the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Hitter and Pitcher of the Week awards in softball after the team's trip to Florida last week.

Freshman  Jessica Ahlborn (Houghton, Mich./Houghton-Portage Twp.) earned HCAC Hitter of the Week honors, while junior Brianne Widmoyer (Elkhart, Ind./Central) claimed the Pitcher of the Week award.

Ahlborn finished the week 5-for-14 (.357) with two runs scored, two doubles, and four RBI, while posting an on-base percentage of .471 to pace the Rose-Hulman offense. 

WidmoyerWidmoyer finished the week 2-2 on the mound for the Engineers to lead the team's pitching effort.  The junior tossed four complete games and one shutout in four starts during the Engineers' Florida trip.  Widmoyer tossed a complete game two-hitter against Johnson & Wales in a 4-0 win, recording 18 strikeouts and a 2.59 earned run average in 27 innings of work.

Rose-Hulman stands 2-6 on the season and returns to action at the Centre College Invitational on Saturday and Sunday.