SCIAC Honors Female Athlete of the Week: Melissa Carlson, University of La Verne
SCIAC Honors Female Athlete of the
Week: Melissa Carlson, University of La Verne
April 1, 2009
Melissa Carlson, University of La Verne
(SR, OF - San Dimas)
Carlson belted two home runs against 11th-ranked Linfield College - including a game-winning solo homer in the bottom of the seventh inning - to lift La Verne to a 5-4 victory over the Wildcats on March 26 in Claremont. She finished 3-4 at the plate with 3 RBI and 3 runs scored in the win. She concluded her week with a .625 on-base percentage in a doubleheader sweep over Occidental College as the Leopards extended their win streak to 10 consecutive games. Through March 28, Carlson leads La Verne in batting average (.452), hits (42) and runs scored (33).