FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

May 2, 2006

 

Christie Lotti Named Little East Conference Softball Player of the Week

 

Providence, RIóRhode Island College sophomore first baseman Christie Lotti (Waterford, CT) was named the Little East Conference Softball Player of the Week.

 

Lotti helped lead the Anchorwomen to their second consecutive Little East Conference Softball Regular Season Championship last week. She batted .476 (10-for-21) with seven runs scored, ten hits, two RBI, two doubles, two triples and one homer in a 5-1 week for the Anchorwomen. She scored the game-winning run in the bottom of the eighth, after leading off the inning with a double, in game one of a doubleheader sweep of LEC rival Keene State on Apr. 27.

 

She has played in 38 games, starting all of them, on the season. She is batting .395 (51-for-129) with 35 runs scored, 57 hits, seven doubles, nine triples, four home runs and 23 RBI. She owns a .682 slugging percentage, a .432 on-base percentage and a .982 fielding percentage. Lotti leads the team in batting, hits, extra base hits, triples and home runs. She is tied for second on the team in RBI.

 

Head Coach Maria Morinís team is currently 29-8-1 overall and finished the regular season with a 11-2-1 (first place) mark in the Little East Conference. RIC went 5-1 last week, earning wins over the top competition in the LEC. The Anchorwomen will host the 2006 Little East Conference Softball Tournament at the Dayna A. Bazar Softball Complex on May 4-6.

 

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