April 7, 2008

Tara Reed Named PSAC East Player of the Week


BLOOMSBURG-- Bloomsburg University softball player Tara Reed (Williamsport/Williamsport) has been named the Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (PSAC) Eastern Division Player of the Week for the period ending April 6.

In six games last week Reed hit .500 (13-26) with three runs scored, three stolen bases and an RBI. She went 3-of-8 in a twin bill sweep of Shippensburg, then went 6-of-10 in a split at West Chester before going 4-of-8 in a doubleheader with Kutztown. The junior also added 9 1/3 innings of work in the circle, giving up five unearned runs on seven hits while striking out 11 batters in a 5-4 extra-inning loss to West Chester.

For the year, Reed is hitting .374 with a homer, 13 RBI and a team-high 18 runs scored. As a pitcher, Reed is 6-1 with a 0.64 ERA with 70 strikeouts in 54.1 innings of work.

Bloomsburg will host Mansfield on Tuesday at 2:30 p.m.