State College, Pa. - Just one week into the season and Samantha Varela (Hazleton, Pa.) is off to a hot start and on Tuesday, the Penn State University Athletic Conference selected the senior as softball's hitter of the week. Varela went 2-for-3 in Monday's first game against Eastern University, smashing a pair of home runs. Varela's second bomb of the game resulted in a grand slam giving the senior five RBI in the 8-0 win. Later in the day, Varela added to her total, with an RBI double and solo shot, her third of the day which helped her squad to a 5-1 over Dominican University. For the week, the senior totaled six hits, all for extra bases, nine RBI and four home runs.
Varela gets week one nod as hitter of the week
Mar 12, 2019