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Raquel Alvarez 

Monday, April 26, 1999

Alvarez Named MAAC Player of the Week


Junior Raquel Alvarez (Elmonte, CA/Bishop Amat) was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Week, leading the Griffs to six straight MAAC victories.  She batted .667 for the week with two doubles and her first career home run.

In the Griffs 8-2 and 4-2 sweep over the Niagara Purple Eagles,  Alvarez went 6-for-7 with two runs scored and two RBI.  She knocked  in four RBI while going 7-for-8 in the Griffs 5-4 and 6-2 victories  over Marist. In their 8-0 triumph over the Siena Saints, she drove in  a pair of runs with a double into center field in the bottom of  the sixth.  At second base, she handled 20 chances without an error  with 14 put outs and six assists.

The Griffs are 24-10 overall and 10-2 in the MAAC.  They will host Manhattan (15-20;6-6) Saturday, May 1 at 10 a.m. and league-leading  St. Peters (27-13;9-1) Sunday, May 2 also at 10 a.m. in the Demske  Sports Complex.

See her profile at:  http://www.canisius.edu/canhp/departments/athletics/varsity/womens/softball/profiles.html#alvarez
 

John Maddock
Assistant Director of Athletics
for Promotions and Publicity
E-mail: maddock@canisius.edu
Phone: (716) 888-2977