MEDIA, Pa. -- Penn State Brandywine sophomore Arianna Segich (Ocean City, N.J./Ocean City) was named national softball hitter of the week, while freshman Robert Spitaletta (Glen Ridge, N.J./Glen Ridge) landed baseball hitter of the week honors from the United States Collegiate Athletic Association on Tuesday.
Segich, who earned her second hitter of the week award this season, collected eight hits in 21 at-bats last week for a .381 average as the Lions won five-of-six games against PSUAC foes. She hit her first home run of the season in a 9-3 victory over Penn State Hazleton, helping the Lions secure the top seed in the PSUAC Tournament for the third consecutive year. She also added nine RBI, seven runs scored and three stolen bases.
After leading the USCAA in stolen bases as a freshman, Segich is again atop the nation in steals with 30 in 26 games this spring. She owns a .476 batting average and has scored 28 runs, while knocking in 15. Segich brings a 10-game hitting streak into Thursday's home doubleheader against Franklin & Marshall.
Spitaletta delivered nine hits last week, including a pair of key knocks during two come-from-behind victories for Brandywine. His two-out, ninth-inning single plated the game-winning run on Tuesday against Penn State Schuylkill. Three days later, Spitaletta tied the game with an RBI single during the bottom of the seventh inning of the Lions' 5-4 triumph over Penn State Hazleton.
In 20 games this spring, Spitaletta is batting .333 with 15 runs scored and 11 RBI. He owns an on-base percentage of .423 and has stolen four bases. Since returning from injury on March 24, Brandywine is 12-3 with Spitaletta in the starting lineup.
The Lions host Clarks Summit on Wednesday in their home finale at 4:00 pm.
May 24, 2017 Brandywine Claims 2016-17 Chancellors Cup
May 22, 2017 Brandywine Announces End-Of-Year Athletic Awards
May 8, 2017 Baseball Falls In PSUAC Tournament
April 25, 2017 Masi, Samohod Sweep PSUAC Baseball Weekly Awards
April 23, 2017 Coaches Corner - Brandywine Baseball Coach Vinny Gallo
April 23, 2017 Brandywine Secures Top Spot In PSUAC East
April 20, 2017 Abington Outslugs Brandywine 13-8
April 19, 2017 Segich And Spitaletta Earn USCAA Hitter Of The Week Honors
April 19, 2017 Brandywine Takes Home Finale From Clarks Summit
April 17, 2017 Brandywine Handles York; Stays In Front In PSUAC East
April 15, 2017 Brandywine Splits On Senior Day
April 14, 2017 Lions Overcome Hazleton; Sweep Three-Game Series
April 11, 2017 DeStefano, Samohod Earn PSUAC Weekly Honors
April 11, 2017 Brandywine Walks Off With 5-4 Triumph Over Schuylkill
April 10, 2017 Brandywine Takes Weekend Series From Wilkes Barre
April 7, 2017 Wilkes Barre Edges Brandywine 5-4
April 5, 2017 Brandywine Pulls Away From York For 9-2 Victory
March 28, 2017 Gorgone Claims PSUAC Hitter Of The Week
March 25, 2017 Brandywine Splits Doubleheader With Scranton
March 24, 2017 Brandywine Drives Past Scranton 13-2 In PSUAC Opener
March 22, 2017 Penn State Honors Brandywine Student-Athletes For Academics
March 9, 2017 Beaver Blanks Brandywine In Florida Finale
March 8, 2017 Brandywine Falls Against Bethel, West Virginia Tech
March 6, 2017 Grace Walks Off With Victory Over Brandywine
March 6, 2017 Samohod Fires Shutout; Brandywine Handles Fayette 10-0
March 6, 2017 Olivet Nazarene Bests Brandywine In Vero Beach
March 4, 2017 Lions Top TIU For First Win
March 4, 2017 Harriers Use Big Inning To Run Away From Brandywine
February 26, 2017 Brandywine Drops Sunday Doubleheader To Fisher
February 25, 2017 Fisher Takes First Two Games Of Weekend Series From Lions
February 19, 2017 Cabrini Takes Back-And-Forth Doubleheader From Brandywine
February 17, 2017 Brandywine Baseball Opens 2017 Season Sunday
January 5, 2017 Baseball Releases 2017 Schedule