The University of Michigan-Dearborn Player of the Week is Madelin Skene, a freshman on the Wolverine softball team, it was announced on Wednesday.
The softball team participated in the Fastpitch Dreams Spring Classic in North Myrtle Beach, S.C., last week. Skene recorded a combined 10 hits, four runs, and five RBIs in six games to help the Wolverines to a 4-2 record last week as the team concluded its trip.
In 16 games this season, Skene is batting .404 with 19 hits, five doubles, three triples, 13 runs scored and 11 RBIs for UM-Dearborn. The Hartland, Mich., native has also made six appearances on the mound, holding a 2.86 ERA, with 14.2 innings, 11 strikeouts, a 2-0 record and one save.
The Wolverines open the 2019 Wolverine-Hoosier Athletic Conference season with a doubleheader against Lourdes University at 5 pm on March 26 at Alumni Field in Ann Arbor, Mich.