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Four Saints Athletics Honored With UMAC Weekly Awards

Four Saints Athletics Honored With UMAC Weekly Awards

Eyewitness Sports
March 20, 2017 03:40 PM

Duluth, Minn. - Four College of St. Scholastica athletes have earned weekly accolades from the Upper Midwest Athletic Conference (UMAC).

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Martin Alcoverde (Tucson, Ariz. /Sahuarita HS (Mesabi Range CC)) was named the UMAC Baseball Pitcher of the Week. In Saturday's 3-0 victory over Webster University (Mo.), Alcoverde pitched nine innings, allowing only hit and one walk, while striking out 12 to earn the complete-game shutout. Webster is ranked No. 18 in the Collegiate Baseball poll and receiving votes in the D3baseball.com. Alcoverde has 25 strikeouts in two starts this season.

Chrisi Mizera (Frankfort, Ill./Lincoln-Way East HS) was named the UMAC Softball Pitcher of the Week. Mizera recorded a pair of shutouts in five starts last week. She allowed five or fewer hits in four of those five starts and struck out 29 in 33 innings. Opponents batted only .206 against her. CSS has earned conference pitcher of the week honors the last two weeks.

Ernesto Telles (El Salvador/Academia Britanica Cuscatleca) was named the UMAC Men's Tennis Player of the Week. Telles led the Saints to a perfect spring break trip going 30 at No. 2 singles, including key wins in comefrombehind 54 dual victories over Cornell College (Iowa) and McMurry University (Texas). Telles also went 21 at No. 2 doubles. Telles is now 80 at No. 2 singles this season.

Elise Hauer (Duluth, Minn. /Duluth East HS) was named the UMAC Women's Tennis Player of the Week. Hauer went 2-1 at the No. 3 singles spot, one of two Saints to finish with a winning record in singles play last week. She also won her lone doubles match at the No. 3 spot against Saint Mary's College (Ind.). St. Scholastica tennis has swept the men's and women's player of the week awards each of the last three weeks.

(Contributions from Jesse Robinson, CSS Director of Athletics Communications.)


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