Vikings of the Week
Vikings of the Week are chosen throughout the school year by Lawrence University Director of Athletic Media Relations Joe Vanden Acker. The honor is given to a student-athlete for his or her outstanding play, contributions to the team, significant achievements, record-setting performance, etc. On occasion, the honor is given to an entire team.
April 6-12, 2015
Sam Belletini, Softball
Sam Belletini hit .591 and pounded out seven extra-base hits at the Midwest Conference Classic to lead Lawrence to a 4-2 mark against the South Division. The sophomore catcher from Gurnee, Ill., went 13-for-24 with four doubles, three homers, nine runs batted in and seven runs scored. Belletini, who was named the Midwest Conference Player of the Week, compiled a 1.182 slugging percentage and .609 on-base percentage for a 1.791 OPS. Belletini's biggest game of the weekend was a 4-for-5 performance against Grinnell that featured three doubles, a homer and five RBIs.
Amanda Jaskolski, Softball
Amanda Jaskolski hit .522 for the week as Lawrence posted a 6-2 record. The senior shortstop from Shawano, Wis., piled up two doubles, three homers, 11 runs batted in and nine runs scored. She had a 1.000 slugging percentage and .633 on-base percentage as she drew seven walks. Jaskolski went 3-for-4 and hit two home runs to tie the Lawrence game record in the opening contest at Mount Mary on April 7. She had three multi-hit games in the six games at the Midwest Conference Classic, including going 3-for-4 with three RBIs and two runs scored in Lawrence's 17-4 win over Grinnell.