Kent State freshman softball player Emma Johnson was named Mid-American Conference East Division Pitcher of the Week on Tuesday.
Johnson won two games Friday at the Maryland Round Robin Tournament. Johnson came on in relief and picked up the win against Princeton and pitched a complete game shutout against Rhode Island later in the day.
Johnson has four wins, one save, 84 strikeouts, two shutouts and nine complete games this season.
The Racers signed outfielder/first baseman Nicole Trimboli for the 2012 season.
Trimboli began her NPF career with the Racers in 2004 and won a league championship in 2008, where she was also named championship series Most Valuable Player.
The U.S. Kids Golf Local Tours begins on April 15 at Kennsington Golf Club in Canfield.
The U.S. Kids Golf Tours provides boys and girls, ages 5 to 14, the opportunity to advance their skills in a competitive environment.
The tour will head to 24 courses in the Akron, Canton and Youngstown areas and winners in each age group will receive priority registration in other U.S. Kids Golf events.
Contact Doug Lemons at 330-412-2320 for more information.
Baldwin-Wallace junior pitcher Pat Havens (Twinsburg) was named Ohio Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week for his performance at the Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Fla., last week.
Havens pitched part of two shutouts in the tournament, including a 13-0 win over Medaille in which he struck out 11 and allowed one hit. Havens struck out eight in four innings in an 8-0 win against John Jay.
Havens is 3-0 this season with a 0.00 ERA and 27 strikeouts in 15 innings pitched.
— Staff report