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Tigers sweep SCAC honors

April 24, 2007

April 24, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - DePauw swept the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Player of the Week honors as first baseman Jessica Krueger was named the Offensive Player of the Week and Lauren Curosh was selected as the Pitcher of the Week.

Krueger batted .688 (11-16) and slugged .938 on the week with 10 runs scored and seven RBI as the Tigers swept four games from Sewanee to end the SCAC regular season with a 11-1 conference mark and 31-3 overall.

She had one double and one home run among her 11 hits and was 3-for-4 in two games and 4-for-4 with five runs scored and four RBI in the series finale. Her five runs scored in Sunday's 24-2 win tied a school single-game record.

Curosh went 2-0 on the week, tossing 8.0 innings of shutout ball while racking up six strikeouts with just walks. She allowed seven hits on the week.

For the season, Curosh is 12-0 on the mound with an ERA of 2.25 - third in the league in both categories. Batters are hitting .266 against her (eighth in the SCAC). Curosh has struck out 60 batters (fifth in the SCAC) in 81.0 innings of work (10th in the SCAC).

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