Martin Named MW Player of the Week
    Junior Vonnie Martin earned first MW weekly honor after hitting .462 last week.
    Junior Vonnie Martin earned first MW weekly honor after hitting .462 last week.

    April 16, 2013

    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Fresno State junior third baseman Vonnie Martin has been named Mountain West Player of the Week for games through April 14. This is the first MW weekly award for Martin.

    Martin batted .462 (6-of-13) with five RBI, three runs scored and one walk while helping Fresno State post a 3-1 record last week. The Plano, Texas, native pounded out three doubles while recording at least one hit in each of the four games, finishing with on-base and slugging percentages of .500 and .692, respectively.

    Martin opened the week by going 2-for-4 with one double and one run scored in a 5-4 non-conference loss at CSU Bakersfield on Wednesday. In the Bulldogs' three-game weekend series against Boise State, she combined for a 4-for-9 effort at the plate as Fresno State registered its first Mountain West sweep. Martin went 2-for-3 with one double, one RBI and one run scored in Friday's 5-0 victory.

    On Saturday, she went 1-for-4 while driving in a pair of runs en route to the 7-4 win. In Sunday's series finale, Martin went 1-for-2 with a double, two RBI, one run scored and one walk as the Bulldogs sealed the sweep with a 3-1 victory.

    Defensively, Martin recorded three putouts and eight assists with one error from her third base position

    "Discover Fresno State Athletics!" -- Bulldog softball travels to Colorado State for a three-game Mountain West series April 19-21. Catch the action on ESPN 790 The Deuce, home Bulldog softball. Stay connected with the Bulldogs on Facebook (fresnostateathletics) and Twitter (@FSAthletics).

     

     

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