Stevenson senior P/1B WADE KEENAN (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty), York senior CF RYAN POFF (York, Pa./Spring Grove), Salisbury junior catcher LAUREN BRENNEMAN (York, Pa./Central York) and York sophomore 3B KELLY SMITH (Riverdale, Md./St. Vincent Pallotti), Stevenson senior midfielder GREG FURSHMAN (Miami, Fla./Towson), Salisbury sophomore attack LOGAN BILDERBACK (Arnold, Md./Broadneck) and St. Mary's senior midfield/attack ALLIE ZERHUSEN (Cockeysville, Md./Park) were selected as the CAC Athletes of the Week for their respective sports for March 9, 2009.
Stevenson senior P/1B WADE KEENAN (Eldersburg, Md./Liberty) and York senior CF RYAN POFF (York, Pa./Spring Grove) were named the CAC Baseball Co-Players of the Week after leading their respective teams to 6-0 records last week.
Keenan threw a two-hit complete-game shutout in Game 1 of Saturday's CAC twinbill against St. Mary's. Keenan fanned seven in a 1-0 victory, raising his season record to 2-0 in two starts with a 0.78 ERA and 14 strikeouts in 23 innings for the Mustangs, who have won seven-straight games.
Poff compiled a .538 batting average last week (14-for-26) with 10 runs scored, 13 RBI, six doubles and a homer. He posted an .885 slugging percentage, a .586 on-base percentage and stole two bases for YCP, which is has won nine-straight.
Salisbury junior C LAUREN BRENNEMAN (York, Pa./Central York) and York sophomore 3B KELLY SMITH (Riverdale, Md./St. Vincent Pallotti) were named the CAC Softball Co-Players of the Week after hitting over .500 for their respective teams.
Brenneman went 8-for-17 with team highs of three homers, five RBI and six runs scored during Salisbury's play in the Virginia Wesleyan Beach Blast. In a DH sweep over 23rd-ranked Lynchburg Sunday, Brenneman contributed a homer, three runs scored and an RBI.
Smith led the 25th-ranked Spartans to a 7-3 record at the Rebel Games during Spring Break in Kissimmee, Fla. She hit .514 (18-for-35) in 10 games with three doubles, five RBI and eight runs scored. She had four three-hit games and another two-hit game while compiling a .600 slugging percentage and a .553 on-base percentage for the Spartans.
Stevenson senior midfielder GREG FURSHMAN (Miami, Fla./Towson) was named the CAC Men's Lacrosse Player of the Week after contributing four goals, two assists, 10 ground balls and winning 20-of-29 faceoffs in the Mustangs' wins over #2 Gettysburg and Ursinus last week. Furshman won 11-of-17 faceoffs, controlled six ground balls and scored the game-winning goal as the 7th-ranked Mustangs dominated the Bullets. He then chipped in three scores and his second assist of the week in the win at Ursinus.
Salisbury sophomore attack LOGAN BILDERBACK (Arnold, Md./Broadneck) and St. Mary's senior midfield/attack ALLIE ZERHUSEN (Cockeysville, Md./Park) were named the CAC Women's Lacrosse Co-Players of the Week after registering career-highs and game-winning goals for their respective offenses last week.
Bilderback compiled a career-high seven points by scoring on all three of her shots, including the game-winning goal, and adding four assists as the second-ranked Sea Gulls downed 11th-ranked Catholic University. Bilderback, who also had one ground ball, was credited with her first game-winning score of the season.
Zerhusen scored 10 points on nine goals and a helper in a pair of triumphs for the 15th-ranked Seahawks. She started the week with a career-high six scores, including the game-winner, in a victory over Washington (Md.)In Saturday's win over visiting McDaniel, Zerhusen's third goal of the game, with just 28 seconds left, proved to be the game-winner in an 11-10 win. She also had eight draw controls and five ground balls during the week.