High Point, N.C. — North Greenville University’s Marielena Santos has been selected as the NCAA Division II Conference Carolinas Softball Player of the Week during week number five of the 2012 season.
Marielena Santos, a junior from Goose Creek, SC, played an integral part in the Crusaders sweep of King College this past week.
The outfielder recorded a .500 batting average and .371 on-base percentage. With three hits she contributed two runs scored and five RBI. Santos drove in the game-winning run in the second game of the doubleheader to secure the two game sweep with 7-1 and 6-5 victories.
With the strong week, Santos improved her season batting average to .222 with five RBI and a .263 on-base percentage.
The Crusaders are 7-3 overall and 4-0 in conference play with their next game on Saturday, March 10 in a double header against Coker College in Tigerville beginning at 1 p.m.