Alysa Russell Honored in Softball – by S. McBride

Alysa Russell, a 2012 graduate of Mechanicville High School now a junior at Utica College, was twice honored last week for her notable achievements in softball at a tournament in Florida.  As the shortstop for the Utica Pioneers, on March 24 she was named Empire 8 Conference Player of the Week, and the following day was honored as the ECAC Upstate Player of the Week.

Alysa, a third year player at Utica, hit for .609 in the tournament, with two home runs among her 14 hits, and also had 5 runs batted in, 7 runs scored and 5 stolen bases.

Read the entire article in the April 2nd edition.