Rainbows' Ricketts earns WAC softball pitcher of the week honors
Hawai‘i's Stephanie Ricketts has been named Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced today.
It was the third WAC weekly honor of Ricketts career.
Ricketts, a sophomore from San Jose, Calif., posted a 1.56 ERA in four appearances while holding opponents to a .186 batting average last week. She tied a season high with 10 strikeouts against Seattle on March 5. Ricketts lost a 1-0, eight-inning game to No. 1 Washington in which she fired a three-hitter.
Ricketts is 4-5 this season in 10 starts, with a 2.88 ERA.
The Rainbow Wahine play Troy in a doubleheader on Wednesday.
San Jose State’s Kelli Fangonilo was named WAC hitter of the week.
Fangonilo, a senior third baseman/outfielder from Palo Alto, Calif., hit .600 (7-of-15) with a double, one homer, five runs scored and seven RBI in four games last week.