March 27, 2012

Greta Cecchetti Named GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week

CORPUS CHRISTI - Greta Cecchetti of Texas A&M - Corpus Christi softball team has been named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Pepsi. Cecchetti earned the award following her impressive two complete-game shutouts.

Cecchetti led the Islanders to two victories last week while holding her opponents scoreless in 17.0 innings. She also retired a combined 12 batters.

On Monday, she shut out the Texas State Bobcats' offense in 10 innings. The senior struck out six Bobcats, while issuing just one walk. With the 1-0 victory, the Islanders snapped the Bobcats nine-game winning streak.

The right-hander propelled the Islanders' defense on Friday against UT Arlington with her fourth win of the season. Cecchetti limited the Mavericks to just two hits in seven innings of work while striking out six batters in the Islanders 1-0 win.

Keep up-to-date with GoIslanders.com each week to see who is named the GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi. Also, for the latest information, follow Islanders Athletics on Twitter (@Go_Islanders) and Facebook (Islanders Athletics).

2011-12 GoIslanders.com Student-Athlete of the week, presented by Pepsi Weekly Winners:

9-7-11: Jessica Korda, Volleyball

9-13-11: Brooke Alverson, Volleyball

9-20-11: Patrick Kimeli, Cross Country

9-27-11: Aurelien Tave, Men's Tennis

10-4-11: Isabella Arcidiacono, Volleyball

10-11-11: Nikki Dunn, Women's Golf

10-18-11: Ryann White, Women's Golf; Micah Nolan, Volleyball

10-25-11: Logen Bourque, Volleyball

11-1-11: Logen Bourque, Volleyball

11-8-11: Patrick Kimeli, Cross Country

11-15-11: Patrick Kimeli, Cross Country

11-23-11: Myeisha Myles, Women's Basketball

11-29-11: Myron Dempsey, Men's Basketball

12-6-11: Alisa Roberts, Women's Basketball

12-20-11: Chris Hawkins-Mast, Men's Basketball

1-2-12: Myeisha Myles, Women's Basketball

1-9-12: Johnathan Jordan, Men's Basketball

1-24-12: Fernando Llorens, Men's Tennis

1-30-12: Terence Jones, Men's Basketball

2-7-12: Verne?qua Taylor, Women's Basketball

2-13-12: Aurelien Tave, Men's Tennis

2-21-12: Adam Hoelscher, Baseball

2-28-12: Shakelia Coleman, Track and Field

3-6-12: Chris Hawkins-Mast, Men's Basketball

3-13-12: Daniel Minor, Baseball

3-20-12: Brandi Huff, Women's Track and Field

3-27-12: Greta Cecchetti, Softball