SHUPirates.com Athlete of the Week (April 26, 2011)
Brittany Schillizzi, Softball
Senior Brittany Schillizzi was named BIG EAST player of the Week after batting .600 (6-for-10) with a pair of home runs and six RBI in a 2-1 week for Seton Hall. Schillizzi is the first Pirate to earn the honor since Laura Taylor in March of 2005. The second baseman delivered a three-run homer in the top of the first inning of the series opener on Friday to give the Pirates an early lead. She later was in the middle of a rally in the eighth inning, reaching on an error while sacrificing what proved to be the winning run into scoring position. In the weekend finale, the co-captain delivered an RBI double in the top of the first, and belted her second long-ball of the series in the second to break the game open in a 13-0 victory.