LEICESTER, Mass. --- Freshman pitcher Ashley Veillette (Danielson, Conn. / Killingly) of the Becker College softball team has been named the New England Collegiate Conference (NECC) Rookie of the Week for the week ending April 7, 2019.
Veillette was huge for the Hawks this week, both in the circle and at the plate. The rookie hit .500 with 11 hits and five runs batted in over six games. In the circle, she went 3-0 with a 1.84 ERA and a save. Facing Southern Vermont on Sunday, Veillette posted a career-high eight strikeouts in just five innings in the win.
This is the second consecutive week a Hawk has been the NECC Rookie of the Week for softball.
The Hawks are back on the field on Wednesday when they play at Suffolk University in a 4:00 p.m. double-header.
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