Ota Named Player of the Week

By Doug Fitzgerald published April 20, 2006

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs outfielder Janine Ota was named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference player of the week, the conference announced Thursday.

Ota opened the Mountain Lions four game home series against Nebraska-Kearney with a grand slam, guiding UCCS to a 9-4 win. She batted 10-of-14 (.714) with five runs scored, 12 RBIs, three home runs and two doubles. On the season, she is bating .436 with an on-base percentage of .535 and a team high .931 slugging percentage.

It was the second time this season that Ota has been named RMAC player of the week.

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