Monday, February 22, 2010

Three 49ers earn Atlantic 10 honors

Baseball Rookie of the Week
Corbin Shive
Freshman, RHP, 6-2, 195 lbs.
Salisbury, N.C./East Rowan HS
Shive earned a victory in his collegiate debut on Feb. 20 as Charlotte edged High Point, 6-4…allowed two runs on three hits over five innings…registered a pair of strikeouts.

Softball Player of the Week
Whitney Williams
Junior, Outfield, Mocksville, N.C./Davie County HS
Williams was named First Pitch Classic Most Valuable Player for her nine-hit performance throughout the weekend, including four runs scored, while leading Charlotte to the tournament title and an undefeated start to the season at 6-0.

Women’s Tennis Rookie of the Week
Alexandra Zinn
Freshman, Trelleborg, Sweden/Procivitas
Charlotte’s top singles player helped the 49ers capture their first two victories of the spring season…picked up wins over Wofford’s Sabrina Smyers, 6-2, 6-1, and North Carolina A&T’s Winnie Quick, 7-6 (7-0), 6-3…teamed with Andrea Rivera at No. 1 doubles to nab wins over Wofford, 8-1, and North Carolina A&T, 8-1.