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Daniel Lauletta, Coordinator of Sports Info
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Skye Boris Earns First CACC Softball Player of the Week Award

Tuesday, March 26, 2013 - New Haven, Conn.

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Senior Skye Boris was named the CACC Softball Player of the Week. Copyright 2013; Wilmington University. Photo credit: Nicole Wiechecki. All rights reserved.

Senior Skye Boris has thrown out five bases stealers from behind the plate. Copyright 2013; Wilmington University. Photo credit: Nicole Wiechecki. All rights reserved.

Senior transfer Skye Boris broke out at the plate this past week, helping her earn her first Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Player of the Week award, announced by the conference office on Monday.

Boris, a transfer from Delaware State University in her first season as a Wildcat, led the team with a .417 batting average in four games, hitting the team’s lone triple and home run of the week. She batted 3-for-3 in game two against Dominican on Friday, hitting a double and a bases loaded triple to right. On Saturday, she smashed her first home run at Wilmington, giving the Wildcats a 2-0 lead with the solo shot in the second inning of game two at Felician. She slugged .917 for the week with a team high four RBI’s in the four games.

On the season, the Magnolia, Del. native is batting .215 in 23 games, going 14-for-65 on the season. Her triple and home run this past week were the first of the season, while she has two doubles, eight RBI’s and four runs scored. More importantly, the catch has thrown out five would be base stealers out of 15 attempts.

In addition to Boris being names CACC Player of the Week, Chestnut Hill’s Courtney Dayter earned the CACC Pitcher of the Week while Dominican’s Kimberly Ragazzo picked up the CACC Rookie of the Week. Dominican’s Delaney Childers, Felician’s Ciera Clark, and Philadelphia’s Meaghan Lewis rounded out the CACC Report by being named on the Weekly Honor Roll.

Wilmington (12-14, 1-3 CACC) returns to action on Friday, March 29, playing in its final nonconference doubleheader of the 2013 season. The team will welcome Washington Adventist to Asbury Field with the first pitch of game one scheduled for 1 p.m.