Palsi, West Selected as Pepsi/SAAC Rookies of the Month

Palsi, West Selected as Pepsi/SAAC Rookies of the Month

SELINSGROVE, Pa. – Baseball and women’s track are represented as Bryan Palsi (Brielle, N.J. / Manasquan) and Ashley West (East Hampton, N.Y. / East Hampton) have been named the Pepsi/SAAC Rookies of the Month for April.

Palsi led the Crusaders in batting average (.363), runs (20), hits (45), RBI (18), doubles (8) and total bases (53) in 2013. In April, the infielder collected 16 hits and drove in eight runs.

In the Landmark, Palsi is tied for fourth in hits, sixth in batting average, eighth in doubles and ninth in on-base percentage.

West was named the Female Outdoor Track Rookie of the Year, as she also won Rookie of the Year in indoor track. West won the 800m with a personal-best and Goucher track record time of 2:16.57, extending her own conference record, and took second in the 1500m run with a time of 4:47.71; a PR.

She also anchored the 4 x 400 team to a Landmark Conference Championship meet win and a new school record of 4:02.29.