Posted: March 28, 2012 10:54 AM
Crosby has been named the NJCAA Division II Player of the Week for March 19-25, while Lonergan has been named NJCAA Division II Pitcher of the Week. The awards were announced on Wednesday morning.
Crosby, a freshman from Seminary, batted .500 for the week (12 for 24) and belted six home runs, including a pair of walk-off shots. She had 20 RBIs on the week.
Crosby had two home runs and six RBIs in a 10-5 win over Meridian Community College on March 20 and had two home runs and four RBIs in a 9-1 victory over Southwest Mississippi on March 24. She has 10 home runs and 28 RBIs on the year.
Lonergan, a sophomore from Gretna, La., went 3-0 on the week with three shutouts and also recorded a save. She pitched 20 1/3 innings, gave up just eight hits, walked one and struck out 29. Lonergan, who prepped at Dominican High School, is 11-1 on the season after picking up a win over Pearl River on Tuesday.
Lonergan was a third-team NJCAA All-American last year as a freshman.
The 10th-ranked Lady Bobcats will open up the second half of MACJC South Division play with a 4 p.m. Friday doubleheader at Co-Lin Community College.
Head coach Chris Robinson’s team is currently 24-3 overall and 10-2 in league play.
Lady Bobcat pitcher Ginger Lonergan delivers to the plate vs. Southwest Mississippi last week.
Photo/Shawn Wansley, JCJC Sports Information