Feb. 29, 2016
Georgetown University softball freshman first baseman Sarah Bennett (Owings, Md./Northern) was named to the BIG EAST Weekly Honor Roll on Monday after leading the Hoyas offensively and defensively at the Carolina Classic over the weekend.
Matching up against IUPUI, Fairfield and UNC, Bennett registered a team-best seven hits, including two doubles, one home run and had 12 total bases. Starting and playing in the weekend's four games, Bennett also led the Blue & Gray with a .467 batting average and a .800 slugging percentage. The freshman touched base 12 out of 15 at bats and recorded five RBI.
Defensively, Bennett secured 19 put outs at first base including a season-high 13 against IUPUI.
Bennett and the Hoyas are set to open their home campaign with the District Invite, March 4-6. Co-hosting the tournament with George Washington, Georgetown will match up against Monmouth, Maryland, Robert Morris and Columbia.