Softball Sweeps Skyline Conference Weekly Awards

Softball Sweeps Skyline Conference Weekly 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 softball team swept the Skyline weekly awards after an impressive 4-0 week. Sophomore infielder/pitcher Nicole Farber (Oakdale, N.Y./Connetquot) was named 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 Rookie of the week on Monday, April 6th.

Farber batted .562 (9-for-16) with three home runs, six runs scored and five runs batted in for the Rams. Farber, who entered the week ranked second in Division III in slugging percentage, increased her conference-leading home run total to 10, with home runs in three games. She also has a conference-leading 34 RBI.

Zino won both her starts last week to improve to 10-0 on her young career. In 12 innings of work, Zino surrendered just six hits and one unearned run, reducing her conference leading earned run average to 1.02. She also struck out 16 batters while walking just one, including nine strikeouts in a victory over Drew.

Walker earns Rookie of the Week honors, giving Farmingdale State College a sweep of the weekly awards for the second time this season. Walker batter .538 (7-for-13) with two doubles, a home run, six runs batted in and five runs scored. She was 5-for-8 with five RBI in a Skyline sweep of Mount Saint Vincent.

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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