CHARLOTTE, NC – Freshman Alex Masnica of the Shaw University softball team was named to the 2017 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) All-Rookie Team Wednesday.
A native from Chicago, IL, Masnica averaged .241 behind the plate, including a .333 slugging percentage. The 5-foot-6 catcher led the Lady Bears with 21 total hits, 13 runs scored, six doubles, one triple and 15 RBI's on the year. Defensively, Masnica registered 23 putouts and a fielding percentage of 1.000.
The Lady Bears concluded its 2017 campaign 6-29 overall and 4-12 in the CIAA conference. Shaw graduates only two seniors from this year's squad and will look to improve next season.
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