Former Bald Eagle Area athlete Jasa Mitchell went on a power surge over the weekend and was named PSAC West Softball Athlete of the Week
Mitchell, a senior at Indiana University of Pa., smacked five home runs in two days for the Crimson Hawks, increasing her PSAC lead to eight.
Against Mercyhurst on Saturday, Mitchell hit three homers in a 9-1 win in the first game of a doubleheader, the third being the game-ender.
On Sunday, she added two more homers in a 7-1 win during a doubleheader split with Slippery Rock .
Mitchell is hitting .413 with 17 runs scored, 26 hits including four doubles and a triple, and 17 RBIs. She is second in the PSAC in slugging percentage with a .889 mark. She is sixth on IUP’s all-time homer list with 21 and is seven away from the top spot. She leads the team in batting average, runs scored, hits and RBIs.
IUP is 13-5 and is second in the PSAC West.
Mark Curtis (P-O, Shippensburg) is 3-0 with a 3.29 ERA. In 27 1/3 innings, he has allowed 29 hits and 14 runs, 10 earned, while walking 12 and striking out 27.
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