West Babylon, N.Y.-University of Bridgeport freshman second baseman Elyssa Marmolejo (Rialto, California) has been selected as this week's East Coast Conference Softball Rookie of the Week for her outstanding play in games that took place from April 2 through 8, 2018.
Marmolejo batted an impressive .529 last week in six games going 9-for-17 at the plate with five runs scored and three runs batted in. She slugged .765 on the week, as she had two doubles and a triple in those nine hits. Elyssa also notched a .579 on-base percentage in those same six games. So far in 2018, she is batting .406. In the field, Marmolejo handled 18 chances without making an error this week.
The University of Bridgeport softball team is slated to be back in action at home on Tuesday afternoon when they host St. Thomas Aquinas College at 2:30 p.m. in Seaside Park.