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March 16, 2009 CAC Announces Weekly Award Winners For March 16, 2009

York sophomore relief pitcher/infielder KYLE COOK (Pylesville, Md./North Harford), Mary Washington senior pitcher KIRSTEN ROWELL (Alexandria, Va./Mount Vernon), Stevenson junior attack STEVE KAZIMER (Syracuse, N.Y./Henninger), Wesley junior attack BRAD SMITH (Glen Burnie, Md./Old Mill) and Mary Washington freshman attack ALLIE KIMMELMAN (Burke, Va./Robinson) were selected as the CAC Athletes of the Week for their respective sports for March 16, 2009.

 

BASEBALL

York sophomore relief pitcher/infielder KYLE COOK (Pylesville, Md./North Harford) was named the CAC Baseball Player of the Week after contributing a .500 batting average and two saves in two YCP wins last week. Cook started the week with a two-inning save against Messiah, allowing an unearned run on one hit while fanning three. Two days later, Cook threw the final two scoreless innings against top-ranked Salisbury, allowing one hit while fanning one for his third save of the season. He also went 3-for-5 with an RBI and a run scored against the Sea Gulls, raising his weekly totals to 4-for-8 at the plate with two runs and an RBI.

SOFTBALL

Mary Washington senior pitcher KIRSTEN ROWELL (Alexandria, Va./Mount Vernon) was named the CAC Softball Player of the Week after recording four pitching victories, including two complete-game shutouts, and improving her season record to 9-1 with a 0.70 ERA. In 34 innings this week, Rowell allowed just 16 hits while fanning 61. Rowell allowed three hits in a 2-0 shutout vs. Mary Baldwin and one safety in an 8-0 victory over Wilkes. She also entered the second game of the DH vs. Mary Baldwin trailing 5-0 and fanned 12 as the Eagles rallied for a 6-5 triumph.

MEN'S LACROSSE

Stevenson junior attack STEVE KAZIMER (Syracuse, N.Y./Henninger) and Wesley junior attack BRAD SMITH (Glen Burnie, Md./Old Mill) were named the CAC Men's Lacrosse Co-Players of the Week after leading their respective teams to undefeated weeks.

Kazimer totaled five goals, three assists and eight points, all team highs, as the Mustangs improved to 6-0 overall with CAC victories over St. Mary's and Mary Washington. In a 13-4 victory at St. Mary's, Kazimer totaled four goals and five points with two ground balls before adding a goal and two assists in a 17-4 win over Mary Washington.

Smith keyed the Wolverines to three wins this week, scoring the game-winning goal in two of the victories. Smith opened the week by registering six assists and 10 points, both highs in the CAC this season, in a victory over Neumann. He then scored two goals against DeSales and two more against York, raising his weekly total to eight scores and helping the Wolverines extend their win streak to five games.

WOMEN'S LACROSSE

Mary Washington freshman attack ALLIE KIMMELMAN (Burke, Va./Robinson) was named the CAC Women's Lacrosse Player of the Week after scoring all eight of her goals this season in two matches last week, leading the Eagles to a pair of victories. Kimmelman scored her first three goals of the season, and added two assists, as UMW improved to 2-0 in CAC play with a win at Wesley. She then scored a career-high five times, and added an assist, as the Eagles upended eighth-ranked Washington & Lee.