Mandy Correale Named Crusader Of The Week

April 7, 2008

WORCESTER, Mass. - Sophomore third baseman Mandy Correale (Peabody, Mass.) has been named the Crusader of the Week, for competition from March 31-April 6. Last week, Correale had seven hits and four runs batted in for the Holy Cross softball team, while hitting .538 in a four-game series against Patriot League opponent Army.

In the final game of the Army series, which the Crusaders won 11-4, Correale led the team by going 3-for-5 with a double, a run scored, two stolen bases and four runs batted in. She was also 2-for-2 at the plate with a double in the first game of the series, while going 1-for-3 in games two and three against the Black Knights.

On the season, Correale is now hitting .347 with four doubles, five runs batted in and four stolen bases. Over the course of her Holy Cross career, she has totaled 31 hits, 12 runs scored, seven doubles and 13 runs batted in.

The Crusaders, who stand 3-16 overall and 1-3 in the Patriot League, return to action on Saturday, April 12, when they play host to Lafayette in their home opener with a doubleheader beginning at 12:00 p.m.