Schnecksville, PA – The Eastern Athletic Conference has named Lackawanna College Softball Player Barb Verrastro its Athlete of the Week for the week ending last Sunday.
Verrastro a freshmen from Scott Township, racked up three wins without a loss, with victories over Orange County Community College, Montgomery County Community College and Delaware Technical Community College. Entering the Orange game in relief with the Lackawanna trailing 4-0, she hurled 8 shutout innings to give the Falcons an opportunity to rally for a 5-4 nine inning victory. In those eight innings of relief Verrastro relinquished only 3 hits and struck out 10. For the week, she pitched a total of 19 innings, giving up 4 runs on 14 hits, while striking out 27. During that stretch, Verrastro went 12 1/3 innings without giving up a run.