Rider’s Washington MAAC Player of the Week
EDISON—Junior Kehli Washington (Lulea, Sweden/New Rochelle) of the Rider University softball team was named the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference Player of the Week, it was announced Monday afternoon.
Washington was recognized for all games April 8-14.
Washington batted .615 in five games last week for Rider with eight runs scored and six walks for an on-base percentage of .737. and she handled all 15 chances in the field without an error.
For the season, Washington has started all 38 games and leads the team in hitting (.388), runs scored (30), hits (45) and stolen bases (20).
Washington is a career .315 hitter in 130 games with 131 hits and 32 stolen bases.
This is Rider’s fourth conference honor this season. Sophomore Amanda Irving and freshman Emily Cottrell were recognized as the MAAC Player and Rookie of the Week respectively on April 1 and freshman Dana Sensi was named MAAC Rookie of the Week on March 25.
Rider travels to Delaware Wednesday.