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Outstanding Division I Player Performances

Kristy Osborne, Infield, Cal State Fullerton, Sr., LaMirada, CA.

Osborne batted .600 for Cal State Fullerton during the week as the Titans went 4-2. She hit in all six games (vs. No. 1 Washington, Northwestern, Ohio State and three at Cal Poly SLO), rapping out three doubles, scoring four runs and driving in four. She had four three-hit games.

Melinda Moulden, Outfield/First Base, University of Michigan, LaCrescenta, CA

Moulden was named MVP of the Purdue Boilermaker Invitational against Toledo, Notre Dame, Bradley and Kent. Her 3-for-3 game vs. No. 22 Notre Dame included a three-run home run to key a four-run Michigan fifth inning. Moulden had hits in all four games, going 6-for-12 (.500) with eight RBI.

Melanie Alkire, Shortstop/Pitcher, Notre Dame, Jr., Union City, CA

Alkire hit .450 (9-for-20) in six games last week including three runs scored, five doubles and 11 RBI, while going a perfect 2-0 on the mound to move her overall pitching record to 6-0. She hit .571 in leading Notre Dame to a second-place finish at the Boilermaker Invitational with three runs scored, four doubles, a home run and eight RBI for a 1.071 slugging percentage. She was one of two Notre Dame players named to the Boilermaker Invitational all-tournament team. She had a bases-clearing triple (three RBI) in an 8-0 win against Purdue and went 3-for-4 with two runs scored and four RBI in the win over Kent State, including her team-leading fifth home run of the season. She was 2-for-3 against No. 13 Michigan, 2-for-4 with a run scored and three RBI versus Toledo and 1-for-3 with an RBI in 4-0 win over Purdue. On the mound, Alkire did not allow a hit in three innings in the win over Toledo.

Jennifer Spediacci, Pitcher, University of Washington.

Maintained a 0.00 ERA through 19.0 innings of play to post three wins, including shutouts over No. 11 Cal State Fullerton and No. 19 Long Beach State. Spediacci threw two complete games and struck out 23 batters while holding opposing hitters to a .186 batting average. Spediacci also was third on the team at the plate, hitting .364 (4-for-11), with one triple, two RBI and two walks.

Becky Witt, Outfield, Fresno State, Reseda, CA

Witt batted.727 (16-for-22) for the week with eight runs scored, one home run, two RBI. The leadoff batter, Witt led all Bulldog players this week in batting average, runs, hits, and total bases while being one of two to hit a home run last week to propel Fresno State to a 6-0 mark at home against Texas A&M Corpus Christi, Cal State Northridge and Brigham Young. She extended her hitting streak to eight games and is batting .643 (18-28) with eight runs, four RBI, home run, a walk and two stolen bases. She has scored at least one run in her last six games while posting five multiple-hit games in her eight-game hitting streak. Over the past week, she tied her career-high in hits with four against CS Northridge (3/23) & BYU (3/25).

Triawn Custer, First Base, Oregon, Salem, OR.

Custer hit .500 in seven games for the Ducks last week in helping Oregon to a 6-1 record. She had 11 hits, two doubles, and a pair of home runs, her fifth and sixth of the season, and also tied for the team lead for the week in RBI with eight. She also scored seven runs.

Lisa Ciavardini, Outfield, Hofstra, Jr., Brewster, NY

Helped Hofstra to a 5-1 week, including a four-game sweep of league rival Maine (which entered the series with an 11-7 record). In six games this week, Ciavardini was 10-for-17 (.588) with two home runs, two doubles, 14 RBI, and a 1.200 slugging percentage. In the four games with Maine, Ciavardini hit 7-for-12 (.583) with two home runs, two doubles, 12 runs batted in, and a 1.250 slugging percentage. For the season, she has 32 RBI in 26 games (including 10 games vs. nationally-ranked teams) and is hitting .405, including .563 with runners in scoring position.

Alana Addison, Shortstop, University of Louisiana-Lafayette, Soph., Gonzales, LA

In eight games, six at the UTC-Frost Cutlery Classic, Addison batted .333 (8-for 24) with four HR, 5 RBI. She homered in four out of five games during one stretch and topped the team with an .833 slugging percentage. She blasted homers in back-to-back games agianst McNeese State, Florida State and Wisconsin at the Frost Cutlery. She was also sparkling in the field with only one error in 43 total chances at shortstop. She posted multi-hit games against McNeese State (second game of DH), Florida State and Wisconsin. Addison was the team's second-leading hitter last week and topped the Lady Cajuns with seven runs and five walks. She raised her season's average to .376 and leads the team in home runs with nine.

Lea Mishlan, Shortstop, University of South Florida, Sr., Pearland, TX

Mishlan lead USF to a 4-1 record over the week, including a 3-0 Conference USA mark over the weekend. The Pearland, Texas native went 8-for-14 (.571) over the week with a .786 slugging percentage and a .588 on-base percentage. USF's all-time leading run scorer, scored seven runs last week, giving her a career total of 131. Mishlan, who registered six RBI for the week, tallied her 100th career RBI on Saturday, March 25, making her only the second player in USF history to record 100 runs scored and 100 RBI for her career. Mishlan is currently at 103 RBI in her four-year stint. Mishlan also added three doubles this week, giving her 15 on the season, leading the Bulls as well as Conference USA in doubles this season. Lea is three shy of the career record in doubles at USF. During the week Mishlan extended her current hit-streak to seven games. She has also had three straight games with multiple hits. The all-time stolen base leader at South Florida also stole two bases last week, the 61st and 62nd of her career. Mishlan is currently one hit shy of moving into first all-time in career hits at South Florida.