Ferrandiz, Rivas Named Charger Bulletin Athletes of the Week
March 25, 2009
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WEST HAVEN, Conn. – University of New Haven women’s lacrosse student-athlete Ashley Ferrandiz and baseball catcher Jimmy Rivas have been named the Charger Bulletin Athletes of the Week for the week ending Sunday, March 22.
Ferrandiz has helped guide the Chargers women’s lacrosse team to a perfect 5-0 start, including a 3-0 Northeast-10 Conference record. She’s tallied 19 goals and 15 assists in 284 minutes for the Chargers. The sophomore has also grabbed 20 ground balls and ten draw controls. Ferrandiz led the Chargers with a record-setting nine points (seven goals and two assists) in a 25-11 victory over Franklin Pierce on Monday, March 16. She followed that with a six goal, two assist performance against No. 10 Rollins College on Wednesday, March 18.
Ferrandiz leads the Chargers women’s lacrosse team back to action on Thursday, March 26 when they host St. Thomas Aquinas at 4:30 p.m.
Rivas has helped lead the UNH baseball team with a .333 batting average through ten games this season. He’s drove in a team-best 15 runs on 14 hits, including one homerun and five doubles. Rivas went 3-for-5 and drove in five runs on Tuesday, March 17 against Caldwell. One day earlier, the senior hit a grand slam against Molloy College. Rivas went 2-for-4 with four RBI and two runs scored in the Chargers 8-3 win over Molloy.
The Chargers baseball team travels to Assumption College on Thursday, March 26. The opening pitched is scheduled for 3 p.m.