Berg named national player of the week

By Doug Fitzgerald published March 10, 2004

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs outfielder Charlene Berg was selected the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division II National Player of the Week for the week of March 1-7, the National Fastpitch Coaches' Association announced Wednesday.

Berg, a junior from Widefield, Colo., went 11-for-13 (.846) with six RBIs in the Mountain Lions' four-game sweep of Adams State over the weekend.

This is the first time a CU-Colorado Springs athlete has been named national player of the week in any sport.

In the first game, Berg went 4-for-4, scoring two runs and delivering an RBI. She went 2-for-3 in the Mountain Lions' 3-2 win in the nightcap of the doubleheader.

In Sunday's first game, Berg went 2-for-3 with two runs and five RBIs in CU-Colorado Springs' 11-3 win. Berg also belted her first home run of the season, a grand slam. She again was perfect at the plate in the second game, going 3-for-3 in a 4-3 win.

On the season, Berg leads the Mountain Lions, hitting a .484 clip. She has four doubles and is a perfect 3-for-3 in stolen base attempts. 

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