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Erin MacNamee and Jade Fulton Named Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division II Player and Pitcher of the Week

Erin MacNamee of West Chester and Saginaw Valley State's Jade Fulton have been named the Lousiville Slugger/NFCA Division II Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for the week ending March 15, 2009, the NFCA announced on Wednesday. 

Erin MacNamee, a sophomore outfielder from Exton, Pa., hit .643 last week, going 9-for-14 with seven walks for a .762 on-base percentage. She scored 12 runs to help West Chester turn in a perfect 6-0 record for the week. 

The Golden Rams’ leadoff hitter also provided some power with one double, two triples and a home run while knocking in five RBI for a 1.214 slugging percentage. MacNamee also stole three bases in four attempts and was named the PSAC Player of the Week. 

Jade Fulton, a sophomore pitcher for Saginaw Valley State led the Cardinals in the circle during their annual spring trip. At the 2009 Rebel Spring Games last week, the Byron, Mich., native went 4-1 with two saves and a 0.17 ERA over eight appearances, tossing 41 innings while allowing just 18 hits, three runs, one earned run and four walks while striking out 55 opposing batters last week. 

Fulton closed out the week with a no-hitter against Southwest Minnesota on March 14, striking out nine and walking one for the seven-inning no-no. Fulton had 10 strikeouts in a win over Concordia-St. Paul and nine-strikeout games against Northern Kentucky and C.W. Post last week.