Maryland's Lindsey Ubrun Named ACC Softball Player of the Week

April 11, 2006

GREENSBORO, N.C. - Maryland freshman Lindsey Ubrun hit .600 and helped the Terrapins to a sweep of No. 24 Virginia Tech on Sunday, earning Atlantic Coast Conference Softball Player of the Week honors.

Ubrun began her week with a 4-for-6 performance in a doubleheader sweep of Delaware State on Wednesday. In a 10-1 game one win, Ubrun was 2-for-3 with a home run, three RBI and two runs scored. In the second game, the Riverside, Calif., native again collected two hits in three at bats as the Terps won, 6-5.

In Maryland's rain-shortened series against Virginia Tech, Ubrun came up with a huge hit to lift the Terrapins to the win in game one on Sunday. With two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning, Ubrun ripped an RBI double to plate teammate Keri Lounge for the game's lone run. Ubrun was 1-for-2 with a walk in the game.

The rookie third baseman went also went 1-for-2 with two runs scored in the second game of the doubleheader, blasting her fourth home run of the season, a solo shot in the first. Maryland won the contest, 5-1.

For the week, Ubrun was 6-for-10 (.600) with two home runs, four runs scored, five RBI and a stout 1.300 slugging percentage.

The Terrapins (23-17, 4-7 ACC) resume play on Wednesday, April 12, with a non-conference doubleheader against George Mason. First pitch for game one is set for 5 p.m.