Risner named RSC Softball POW


MIDDLETOWN — University of Rio Grande senior Christen Risner was named the River States Conference Softball Player of the Week, presented by Brown & Brown Insurance, for the week of March 27 thru April 2.

The centerfielder from Wheelersburg hit .538 on the week to lift the RedStorm to a 4-0 record.

Risner was 7-for-13 with six runs, four extra-base hits and eight RBIs.

A big game was 2-for-3 with two home runs — a grand slam and a three-run shot — for seven RBI in a win over Carlow (Pa.).

She also had two hits in the second game of that doubleheader.

In an earlier win over Alice Lloyd (Ky.), Risner was 3-for-3 with a double, triple, three runs and an RBI.

Brown & Brown Insurance is the Official Student-Athlete Accident, Health, Property and Casualty Insurance Endorsed Broker for the River States Conference.

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