PHILADELPHIA Junior Annie Kinsey (West Hills, Calif.) earned her second Ivy League Player of the Week honors Tuesday, for her performance against Villanova and Cornell.
Kinsey had another standout week for the Quakers, going 5-for-11 (for a .455 batting average) with a slugging percentage of 1.364. She had a double and three home runs, good for five runs scored and five RBI. She was also crucial in the infield, with 11 putouts and six assists from second base. In Penn’s second game against Cornell, a 6-5 win, Kinsey hit two home runs in consecutive innings, and went two-for-two on the day, scoring three runs, and tallying four RBI. With her two homers again Cornell, Kinsey broke the school’s single-season home run record with eight.
Kinsey leads the Quakers in almost every offensive category, including batting average (.482, which also leads the Ivy League), slugging percentage (.836), on base percentage (.540), runs scored (39), hits (53), doubles (13), and home runs (8). Against Ivy League opponents, Kinsey is hitting .545, with a slugging percentage of 1.068, six home runs, five doubles, 24 runs scored and 19 RBI.
Kinsey was also named Player of the Week on March 27 for her performance against Columbia.
Senior outfielder Melissa Haffner (Irvine, Calif.) was named to the Ivy League Honor Roll on Tuesday. She went 7-for-12 (.583) in four games this week, with a double, a run scored and one RBI. Against the Big Red, Haffner went 3-for-5 (.600) with a run scored, helping the Quakers split with the Big Red for their first win over Cornell in over four years.
For the full Player of the Week release, visit www.ivyleaguesports.com.