March 23, 2009

Farber and Zino Earn Skyline Honors

Farber and Zino Earn Skyline Honors


Lawrenceville, N.J. - Sophomore shortstop Nicole Farber (Oakdale, N.Y./Connetquot) was named Skyline Conference Player of the Week and freshman pitcher Hope Zino (Bay Shore, N.Y./Bay Shore) was named Rookie of the Week for softball on Monday, March 23rd.

Farber continued her offensive assault for Farmingdale State College last week. Farber batted .500 (9-for-18) with five doubles, a triple, a home run, 12 runs batted in and a perfect 5-for-5 in stolen bases. She currently has a 1.086 slugging percentage with eight doubles, seven home runs and 28 runs batted in in just 18 games.

Zino remained unbeaten on her career with three victories last week. In 16 innings of work against Briarcliffe, Mount Saint Mary and Manhattanville, Zino surrendered just nine hits and one run (0.42 ERA). She also struck out 26, including 10 in five innings in an 8-0 win over Manhattanville. Zino is now a perfect 7-0 on the season.

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 www.skylineconference.org.

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