Softball duo sweeps RMAC weekly honors

By Doug Fitzgerald published April 4, 2004

The University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball team swept the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference player of the week awards for the week ending March 28, the conference announced Sunday. Crystal Krebs won the player of the week award, while Brenna Pool took the pitcher of the week award.

Krebs, last week's RMAC player of the week, hit a pair of two-run home runs in a victory over now-No. 9 California State-Bakersfield on Mar. 24th and leading the Mountain Lions to an 8-2 week overall (4-0 RMAC).

For the 10 games, Krebs hit an unearthly .690 (20-29) with seven home runs, a double, 17 runs scored and 23 RBI as well as recording 1.448 and .727 slugging and on-base percentages, respectively. She went a stellar 10-for-17 (.588 BA) with four home runs and nine RBI in six games against established NCAA Division II powers California State-Bakersfield and Nebraska-Kearney.

Krebs also went without an error in the field and threw out three of the six runners who attempted to steal against her. UCCS is currently 23-8 overall and 18-2 in the RMAC, holding a seven-game lead in the loss column over Mesa State.

Pool was the winning pitcher in the Mountain Lions' 6-2 victory over No. 9
California State-Bakersfield on Mar. 24th. She then recorded three wins in a UCCS four-game RMAC sweep of Nebraska-Kearney last weekend.

For the week, Pool was 5-1 with a 1.81 ERA in 31 innings pitched, notching 18 strikeouts, allowing 36 hits and only five walks for the first-place Mountain Lions. CU-Colorado Springs has won 21 of its last 24 games - including seven straight

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