5-4-10 NFCA Honors Mineau

Fordham’s Mineau Named Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I National Player of the Week
May 4, 2010

STARKVILLE, Miss. – Sophomore pitcher Jen Mineau of Fordham has been named the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I National Player of the Week for games played between April 26 and May 2.

For the second consecutive week Mineau posted a 0.00 ERA, allowing just eight hits, one double and one walk while striking out 24 over 17 innings of work.  She threw two complete game shutouts on the week and limited her opponents to a .140 batting average.

The Schaghticoke, N.Y., native used a 16 strikeout performance to help propel her to a seven-inning two-hitter versus Charlotte in one of her three wins on the week. 

Going into the homestretch of the season, Mineau currently has 420 strikeouts, a 0.65 ERA and is 29-5 on the year. 

The Rams, who went 3-0 last week, are currently 42-8 overall and 14-2 in the A-10.  With just one week left in the regular season, Fordham currently sits just 1.5 games behind first-place and 20th-ranked Massachusetts.

Other Top Performances
Northwestern’s Michelle Batts drove in 13 runs off of six hits to help lead her team to three a 3-0 week… Andrea Harrison of UCLA blasted four bombs to finish the week at 6-for-11 as the Bruins went 3-0… DePaul’s Tara Voss hit a home run in each of her three games against Georgetown, as the Blue Demons swept the Hoyas… Danielle Lawrie of Washington allowed just one run over three wins wile fanning 31…

2010 Louisville Slugger/NFCA DI National Player of the Week

May 4 – Jen Mineau – Fordham – So. – P – Schaghticoke, N.Y.

April 27 – Chelsea Bemis – Louisville – Jr. – 3B – San Diego, Calif.

April 20 – Jen Yee – Georgia Tech – Sr. – 2B – North Delta, B.C., Canada

April 13 – Jessica Iwata – Hawaii – Fr. – SS – Lihu’e, Hawaii

April 6 – Blair Luna – Texas – Fr. – P – Austin, Texas

March 30 – April Setterlund – Boston U. – Jr. – OF – Torrance, Calif.

March 23 – Teagan Gerhart – Stanford – Fr. – P – Norco, Calif.

March 16 – Kenzie Fowler – Arizona – Fr. – P – Tucson, Ariz.

March 9 – Anna Whiddon – Oklahoma St. – Sr. – P – Huntington, Texas

March 2 – Jen Yee – Georgia Tech – Sr. – 2B – North Delta, B.C., Canada

Feb. 23 – Stacie Townsend – UTEP – Sr. – P/2B – Orlando, Fla. 


Feb. 16 – Danielle Lawrie – Washington – Sr. – P/DP – Langley, B.C., Canada

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