NEWMAC Softball Athlete of the Week
Carianna Gasdia, Springfield (Junior, Wakefield, Mass.)
Carianna Gasdia, a junior center fielder for Springfield College, was instrumental in leading the Pride to a 9-1 record on Spring Break in Kissimmee, Fla. to start the season, its best start since 1996. At the plate, Gasdia went a combined 18-for-27, hitting .667 with an on-base percentage of .700 and a slugging percentage of .741. Gasdia's week ncluded a pair of doubles, five RBi and 10 runs scored. Gasdia also stole seven bases without being caught. Defensively, Gasdia had five put outs and two assists, while making no errors.