CHICAGO – Helping to lead the Saint Xavier University softball team to one of its best starts in program history (19-3 overall) with both her play on the mound and at the plate, freshman Nicole Nonnemacher (Bloomington, Ill./Normal Community) was chosen as the World Hyundai-Saint Xavier March Athlete of the Month when the honor was announced Tuesday. Nonnemacher, a nursing major at SXU, will be publicly honored with a certificate from World Hyundai-Matteson during next week's 3 p.m. conference doubleheader against Roosevelt University (Ill.) at the SXU Softball Field in Chicago. In addition to her impressive stats for the month, Nonnemacher was also named the Chicagoland Collegiate Athletic Conference (CCAC) Softball Player of the Week on March 19.
In March, Nonnemacher had the Cougars' best batting average hitting .451 (23-for-51) over 19 of the team's 22 games during the span. She also led the team with four doubles and was second on the squad with 11 runs scored. As a pitcher, Nonnemacher was equally impressive racking up a 9-2 record with an earned run average (ERA) of 1.28. She led the team with 103 strikeouts over 71 innings of work and 11 appearances. Nonnemacher also had two shutouts and thrown nine complete games. Opposing batters hit just .183 against her.
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