Softball Sweeps Skyline Player/Rookie of the Week Awards

Softball Sweeps Skyline Player/Rookie of the Week Awards

Softball Sweeps Skyline Player/Rookie of the Week Awards

Nicole Farber - Player of the Week
Hope Zino - Pitcher of the Week
Aubrey Walker - Rookie of the Week

Lawrenceville, N.J. - The Farmingdale State women's softball team swept the Skyline Weekly awards after posting an impressive 10-2 record during their spring trip to Disney in Orlando, Florida. Sophomore infielder/pitcher Nicole Farber (Oakdale, N.Y./Connetquot) was named the Skyline Conference Player of the Week, freshman pitcher Hope Zino (Bay Shore, N.Y./Bay Shore) was named Pitcher of the Week, and freshman infielder Aubrey Walker (West Babylon, N.Y./West Babylon) was named the Rookie of the Week in the Skyline's first week of spring reporting on Monday, March 16th.

Farber posted impressive numbers on the Rams' Florida trip. In 12 games, Farber batted .575 (23-for-40) with three doubles, six home runs and 16 runs batted in. In addition to going 5-for-5 in stolen bases, Farber also made two pitching appearances. In seven innings of work, she allowed just four hits and no earned runs with 8 K’s.

Zino won all four of her starts on the team's trip. In 29 innings of work, Zino surrendered just 15 hits and two earned runs (0.48 ERA). She struck out 36 batters, while walking just seven. In her collegiate debut, Zino tossed a five-inning one-hitter with 13 strikeouts and just one walk in a 14-0 win over Newbury.

Walker earns Rookie of the Week honors, giving Farmingdale State College a sweep of the weekly awards. Walker, one of four Rams top start all 12 games on the team’s Florida trip, batted .475 (19-for-40) with nine runs batted in. She also was 3-for-4 in stolen bases and struck out just two times in 44 plate appearances.

The Skyline Conference Weekly Reports are announced by the Conference on Monday nights. Reports (including players of the week and statistics) are available to view on the Skyline website at