April 8, 2013

Softball - Position: Nikki Brooks, Leftfield, 5-7, Sophomore, New Richmond, Wis./St. Croix Central

Brooks led the Blugolds in hitting this week with a .750 average (6-for-8) as she started all four games, which the Blugolds won in Platteville. She hit two home runs, one in a 4-2 win over UW-Superior on Saturday and one in an 8-0 victory in five innings over UW-Superior on Sunday. Her homer Saturday came in the sixth inning, which gave the Blugolds a 4-0 lead. Sunday, Brooks hit her home run in the bottom of the fourth which brought in two runs. She also had a double in an 8-3 win over UW-Stevens Point on Sunday. In an 8-0 win in five innings Saturday over UW-Stevens Point, she scored two of her five runs for the weekend. Brooks had three RBI, three sacrifice hits and was walked once, never striking out. Starting in leftfield four times this weekend, she recorded three putouts with no errors.