WACO, TEXAS (Feb. 13, 2013) -- Kailyn Miller of Our Lady of the Lake University (OLLU) was selected as the Red River Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week for the dates of Feb. 4-10, while OLLU's Maegan Ramirez was named RRAC Softball Pitcher of the Week. Ramirez shares the honor with Alexis Beltran of Texas Wesleyan University.
Miller, a senior rightfielder from Devine, Texas, drove in 12 runs in a three-game sweep of Southwestern Assemblies of God University (SAGU) to propel the Saints to a 3-0 start to the season. In the opener against SAGU, she went 3-for-4 with two home runs to lead an 8-0 victory. She accounted for six RBIs in the second game with a single and a double en route to a 16-2 win. Miller finished the series going 5-for-10 with five runs scored.
Ramirez, a sophomore pitcher from Helotes, Texas, picked up two wins in the series against SAGU including a five-hit shutout in the opener. She struck out four and walked two in six innings of work. Ramirez also picked up an 11-2 victory in the final game, allowing only one earned run and five hits with six strikeouts.
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