Bright and Gross Earn Weekly MCAC Honors

Bright and Gross Earn Weekly MCAC Honors

Nick Balmanno, Contributing Writer

Anoka-Ramsey Softball players Emma Bright and Molly Gross earned MCAC Player and Pitcher of the Week Honors for their performance last week.

Bright hit an astounding 11 for 13 with 11 runs scored and eight stolen bases over four games including a 7 for 7 performance in two wins vs. Rochester.  Bright leads the Golden Rams in batting with a .594 average (8th nationally), and is third in the nation in total steals with 39 despite playing in ten less games than the national leader (45 stolen bases), and 14 less games than the person in second (43).

Gross picked up two wins in the circle by striking out 18 total batters and allowing no earned runs, and is holding opponents to a .225 batting average.  Gross is 9th nationally in strikeouts, and 11th in wins.

The Golden Rams are 25-10 overall, 11-1 in the MCAC Southern Division.