Verdolivo Earns Back-to-Back America East Pitcher of the Week
ALBANY, N.Y.—Celeste Verdolivo is named the America East Pitcher of the Week for the second time this season. This is Verdolivo's fourth America East weekly award of her career. Last week she was honored for her performance against the Hartford Hawks where she pitched four shut-out innings consisting of five strikeouts and only two hits.
Verdolivo earns this week's honor for her performance against the Maine Black Bears. Pitching a complete game with no runs, Verdolivo allowed only two hits and stuck out four batters. Against Maine in six of the seven innings, she saw no more than four batters per inning.
At the end of regular season play, Verdolivo ranks 5th in batters struck out (72), 4th in earned run average (3.51), 5th in batters struck out looking (19), and 5th in runs allowed (53).