University of Dayton's Maddie Kapsimalis was awarded the Atlantic 10 Softball Player of the Week, the first time she has received this honor, making it the fourth overall for the Flyers this season. Carly Cooper from George Mason was named Pitcher of the Week, and Abby Ulsas from Saint Louis was selected as the Rookie of the Week for the second time this season. Kapsimalis achieved a .533 average in five starts, recording eight hits, including two doubles and four home runs, two of which were grand slams. She also drew three walks, scored five runs, and collected 13 RBI for Dayton in games played from March 25-31.

By the Numbers
  • Kapsimalis had a .533 batting average in five starts
  • She recorded eight hits, including two doubles and four home runs
  • She scored five runs and collected 13 RBI
  • UMass Softball Complex will host the upcoming three-game series
State of Play
  • Dayton will play a doubleheader against UMass on Saturday followed by a single game on Sunday
  • All three games will be played on Sortino Field at UMass Softball Complex and admission is free
  • Kapsimalis holds a 20-game reached-base streak, tied for third-longest active streak in DI
What's Next

Dayton will play a three-game series at Massachusetts on March 6-7 followed by a single game on Sunday, also at 12 p.m.

Bottom Line

Maddie Kapsimalis' outstanding performance led to her being recognized as the Atlantic 10 Softball Player of the Week, and Dayton is gearing up for their upcoming series at Massachusetts, looking to maintain the momentum.