Edgewood Earns Weekly Awards Sweep In Softball
Spitzer (Burlington, Wis.) led the Eagles to a 3-1 opening weekend at the Finlandia Dome Tournament. She hit .429 on 6-for-14 batting with two walks.
The junior shortstop hit three home runs, including two in the Eagles' 9-7 win over Simpson (Iowa), and another in the 6-4 win over Mount Mary. Spitzer also drove in a team-high seven runs.
Leikness (Oregon, Wis.) began the season with an extra-inning complete game win over Finlandia on Friday. The sophomore pitcher matched a career-high with six strikeouts in the 8-7, nine-inning victory.
Leikness followed that with another complete game win over Simpson on Saturday. She earned her final win of the weekend in four innings of relief against Mount Mary.
Other Position Nominations: Liz Schaller, Marian;
Other Pitching Nominations: Cherise Waltz, Marian;