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The Honolulu Advertiser
Posted on: Monday, March 8, 2010

Rainbows' Ricketts earns WAC softball pitcher of the week honors

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Stephanie Ricketts

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Hawai‘i's Stephanie Ricketts has been named Western Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week, the conference announced today.

It was the third WAC weekly honor of Ricketts career.
Ricketts, a sophomore from San Jose, Calif., posted a 1.56 ERA in four appearances while holding opponents to a .186 batting average last week. She tied a season high with 10 strikeouts against Seattle on March 5. Ricketts lost a 1-0, eight-inning game to No. 1 Washington in which she fired a three-hitter.
Ricketts is 4-5 this season in 10 starts, with a 2.88 ERA.
The Rainbow Wahine play Troy in a doubleheader on Wednesday.
San Jose State’s Kelli Fangonilo was named WAC hitter of the week.
Fangonilo, a senior third baseman/outfielder from Palo Alto, Calif., hit .600 (7-of-15) with a double, one homer, five runs scored and seven RBI in four games last week.