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.)
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.