GREENSBORO, N.C. (theACC.com) – Clemson utility player Marissa Guimbarda has been named the ACC Softball Player of the Week and Virginia Tech’s Keely Rochard has been selected as the Pitcher of the Week.
Guimbarda turned in a strong performance last week to lead Clemson to a 4-1 record, including a series win over Pitt. The junior from Suwanee, Georgia, posted a .615 (8-for-13) batting average, a 1.462 slugging percentage, nine RBIs and three home runs on the week.
Rochard was dominant in the circle for Virginia Tech on the weekend, leading the Hokies to a sweep of in-state rival Virginia and earning her third straight Pitcher of the Week honor. The junior from Williamsburg, Virginia, threw three complete-game shutouts, highlighted by a no-hitter on Sunday. Rochard struck out 28 batters while allowing only four hits, one walk and holding opponents to a .061 batting average on the week.
ACC Softball Player of the Week
Feb. 11 – Kiersten Landers, Fr., OF, Florida State
Feb. 18 – Valerie Cagle, Fr., UT, Clemson
Feb. 25 – Abby Sweet, Jr., OF, Notre Dame
March 3 – Valerie Cagle, Fr., RHP/OF, Clemson
March 10 – Marissa Guimbarda, Jr., UT, Clemson
ACC Softball Pitcher of the Week
Feb. 11 – Caylan Arnold, Sr., Florida State
Feb. 18 – Logan Caymol, R-Fr., Clemson
Feb. 25 – Keely Rochard, Jr., Virginia Tech
March 3 – Keely Rochard, Jr., Virginia Tech
March 10 – Keely Rochard, Jr., Virginia Tech