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Softball Sweeps OAC Weekly Awards

Softball Sweeps OAC Weekly Awards

AUSTINTOWN, Ohio - The Wilmington College softball team swept the Ohio Athletic Conference (OAC) weekly awards for events played from March 24-30 as Allison Pierce and Grace Shell garnered OAC Hitter and Pitcher of the Week respectively.

Pierce, who garnered her first OAC Hitter of the Week honors this season, tallied a 5-for-7 series at Berea College including two doubles and a home run. The senior finished the first game 3-for-4 with two doubles and an RBI and followed up that performance with a 2-for-3 game including a home run. 

Shell, who is being honored as the OAC Pitcher of the Week for the second time this season, pitched a complete-game victory in Wilmington's 5-1 in at Berea with eight strikeouts on six hits. The sophomore pitched the final 2.1 innings in the 14-6 game two win.

Wilmington (12-4, 0-2 OAC) hosts John Carroll University on Monday and faces Ohio Northern University on the road Tuesday.