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College Softball: St. Benedict's Wennerstrand player of week

Brainerd High School graduate Sara Wennerstrand, senior shortstop for the College of Saint Benedict, was named MIAC Softball Player of the Week ending May 6.

Brainerd High School graduate Sara Wennerstrand, senior shortstop for the College of Saint Benedict, was named MIAC Softball Player of the Week ending May 6.

Wennerstrand batted .455 last week with an .818 slugging percentage to lead the Blazers and help CSB wrap up the regular season with two MIAC sweeps. She went 4-for-7 with seven RBIs in a sweep of St. Kate's that included a three-run homer which helped CSB complete the sweep of the Wildcats with a 3-2 win.

Sunday, May 6, Wennerstrand delivered a 2-run single in the MIAC playoffs championship game which was won by top-seeded St. Thomas 15-6.

Saint Benedict (34-8) will play Cornell College (26-19) in the opening round of an NCAA Division III Regional Friday, May 11, at Decorah, Iowa.

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