Ota Named Player of the Week
University of Colorado at Colorado Springs right fielder Janine Ota was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference player of the week for the week of March 6-12, the conference announced Thursday.
Ota hit for a .529 batting average, racking up nine hits, 10 runs, nine RBIs and three home runs as the Mountain Lions swept two games from Colorado College and four from Oklahoma Panhandle State. In addition, Ota was 3-for-3 on stolen bases.
The senior from Lakewood, Colo., currently has seven home runs in 14 games (0.50 per game), putting her just behind Crystal Krebs' NCAA-record pace of 0.52.
Ota is the fourth Mountain Lion player to be honored by the RMAC this season, following Brittni Carlson as player of the week and Amanda Ritchie and Angie Heronema as pitchers of the week.
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