Annville, Pa. (Feb. 25, 2019) – Alvernia sophomore Alyssa Acker and freshman Ally Decker swept the MAC Commonwealth Softball Player of the Week Awards following their performances during the week of February 18 – 24.
Acker earned MAC Commonwealth Softball Player of the Week honors, while Decker earned the honor as MAC Commonwealth Softball Pitcher of the Week.
Acker went 3-5 at the plate, scoring a run and driving in four, in a doubleheader split on Sunday at Shenandoah. Acker hit a two-run, game-tying home run to left field as part of a six-run seventh inning to lead Alvernia to an 11-8 win. Acker was also 1-for-1 on stolen bases and threw out a Shenandoah base runner on a steal attempt.
Decker played a vital role in Alvernia’s 11-8 win over the Hornets. Decker pitched 2.2 innings in relief, including a three-up three-down performance in the bottom of the sixth. The freshman allowed just one run on three hits with a strikeout and a walk en route to her first collegiate win.