Castiglione, Crozier Sweep Horizon League Softball Weekly Awards

2014 YSU Softball
2014 YSU Softball

Indianapolis, Ind. –Youngstown State sophomore Miranda Castiglione (Brampton, Ontario) was named the Horizon League softball Player of the Week, while senior Casey Crozier (Valparaiso, Ind.) earned the Horizon League softball Pitcher of the Week for the week of Feb. 17-23, the league announced.

Castiglione, an infielder, led the Penguins at the plate collecting hits in each of the four contests to earn Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team honors.

She posted a .667 batting average (10-for-15) with an  on-base percentage of .667, and a .933 slugging percentage. Of the ten hits, she tied a school record with four against Western Michigan, including a home run.

In addition, Castiglione recorded three runs, two RBIs, one double and one stolen base to cap-off her weekend performance.

Crozier became Youngstown State's all-time strikeout leader at the Tiger Classic while leading the Penguins to two wins in the circle.

She recorded a career-high 11 strikeouts against Tennessee State and posted  her 11th-career shutout, which is tied for fourth all-time.

Against Western Michigan, she fanned 10 in the victory and picked up her 44th career victory, which is tied for second all-time.

The Penguins are off from tournament play until the Winthrop Classic in South Carolina where the team will take the field against Marist and UConn Friday, March 7.
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