The Monroe-Woodbury Athletic Director, Ron Montalto, would like to announce the Athlete of the Week for the week ending June 10, 2016. The “Athlete of the Week” for the Monroe-Woodbury Girls Varsity Softball Team is senior, Brooke Hughes.
The Monroe-Woodbury Varsity Softball team placed 7th in a 9 team Sectional play-off this week. It is their first appearance in the Section IX tournament since 2010.
With 8 seniors and 6 juniors, and a 10-10 record, the team boasts a .313 batting average, .369 on-base percentage, and .414 slugging percentage.
Defensively, the squad follows Brooke Hughes on the mound. Hughes was a consistent leader, posting a 3.16 ERA and 158 K through 117 innings pitched during the regular season. She held opponents to a .253 batting average and put the Crusaders in position to win every game.
On Tuesday, May 24 the Crusaders upset FDR in a 3-0 Quarterfinal victory. Hughes pitched a complete game shut out. She tossed a 3 hitter and struck out 11.