Tuesday, January 12, 2010
MAAC Players---Kristina Walraven, Manhattan
All-MAAC First Teamer Kristina Walraven led the Lady Jaspers to their first regular season title in 2009. Kristina had a terrific season,with a .359 batting average and a .426 on base average. In Conference games, she easily was number 1 in the MAAC with a hefty .455 average. In the MAAC Tournament, she hit .533, and was named to the All-Tournament team. She was honored as MAAC Player Of The Week on April 6, and was also an All-MAAC Academic. She was named team MVP her freshman season when she hit .319.
Kristina starred for 5 years at Pine Bush High in Thomspon Ridge, NY where she won All-League and All-State honors.
Kristina will spend the next 2 seasons making MAAC pitchers very nervous.