April 15, 2003

Wirkowski Named Ivy League Softball Rookie of the Week

April 15, 2003

Brown freshman Jaimie Wirkowski (Edison, NJ) was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week for the week of Apr. 14. Wirkowski extended her hitting streak to nine games as she recorded a hit in all four of Brown's games this week. In a 10-0 win over Penn on Sunday, Wirkowski went 1-3 with a home run, three runs, two stolen bases and a RBI.

In game two versus Penn and game one against Princeton on Monday, she went 1-3 in both games. In the night cap with the Tigers she went 2-4 with one run, one RBI and one stolen base. In the bottom of the fifth with two runners on base, Wirkowski ripped a double down the leftfield line, bringing one run in.

Wirkowski leads the Bears with 17 RBI. She is second with a .357 average and 25 hits. Brown is 11-13-1 overall and 2-1-1 in the Ivy League this season. The team will travel to Dartmouth on Friday for a doubleheader match, beginning at 3 p.m.