Jackie Zilnicki named Little East Conference Player of the Week

from the desk of Jack Holleran - LEC Director of Communications

NORTH DARTMOUTH, MA (Apr. 2) - Western Connecticut State University senior center fielder Jackie Zilnicki (Riverhead, NY) has been named Little East Conference Softball Player of the Week for the second time this season.

A Colonials' player has now won the award in each of the first three weeks of the season, with Danielle Basciano (Holmes, NY) being honored a week ago.

The Colonials are currently 13-3 on the season.

 

Player of the Week

Jackie Zilnicki (Riverhead, N.Y.)
Senior
Western Connecticut State University

Jackie Zilnicki recorded multiple hits in each of her four games this past week to register a .750 batting average (9-for-12) with six runs scored and four runs batted in for Western Connecticut. The senior from Riverhead, N.Y. helped the Colonials complete a sweep of Westfield State with a 2-for-3 performance from the plate with a pair of RBI. Later in the week, Zilnicki went 2-for-3 with two runs scored, a triple, and two RBI against Manhattanville.