Belsterling Named RMAC Player of the Week

By Nathan Gibson published February 21, 2012

UCCS women's softball player Jessica Belsterling was named Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference (RMAC) Player of the Week for Week 4 after her dominating performance in the RMAC/NSIC Crossover Tournament in Pueblo, CO.

Belsterling posted a .750 batting average in four neutral-site, tournament games last week, going 10-for-12 at the plate. She drove in 10 runs and scored three times while notching three extra base hits (two doubles, triple). Against Concordia-St. Paul (L, 7-5), Belsterling went 2-for-3 at the plate with a double and five RBI's. In UCCS' 13-1 win over Black Hills State, she notched four hits on four at-bats, scored three times and drove in four runs. She finished the weekend going 4-for-4 again against No. 13 Minnesota State-Mankato (W, 4-3) with a triple and RBI.

In the circle, Belsterling went 1-1 on the weekend. She was one pitch away from a no-hitter against Black Hills State, settling for a one-hitter in the 13-1 victory. She earned the save in the team's 4-3 win over #13 Minnesota State-Mankato. Belsterling currently leads the league in batting average, on-base percentage and is second in the league in slugging (1.0830).

The Mountain Lion women's softball team will begin their RMAC schedule this weekend with games against Metro State in Denver, CO.  They will play doubleheaders on Saturday and Sunday, February 25-26.

Full RMAC release for Women's Softball Week 4 can be found at http://www.rmacsports.org/sports/sball/2011-12/files/2012_rmac_sball_week4.pdf

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