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Spangler batted .636 and drove in seven runs over the four-game series against the Wolves.
Nicole Spangler Garners CCAA Player of the Week Honors
Release: Monday 02/04/2013 
by UCSD

WALNUT CREEK, Calif. - Senior first basemen Nicole Spangler of the No. 2 UC San Diego softball team has been named the Worth/California Collegiate Athletic Association (CCAA) Player of the Week. The announcement was made Monday by the league.

Spangler's offensive output helped lead the Tritons to a 3-1 opening weekend against Western Oregon. At the plate, she went 7-for-11, good for a .636 average, while tallying three doubles, four runs scored and seven runs batted in. She had at least one hit and one RBI in all four games and also drew a pair of walks against WOU.

In Saturday's 10-8 win over the Wolves, the Washington native was 2-for-2 with two doubles, two runs scored and three RBI. In the series finalé, a 7-0 win, Spangler had another two hits, a pair of RBI and a run scored. She also recorded two hits in Friday's season opener.

Stephanie Jimenez of Cal State Dominguez Hills earned the season's first CCAA Pitcher of the Week honor.

The Tritons host a four-game set against Cal State San Bernardino this week to open league play. The first doubleheader is Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 1 p.m. while the second is Friday, Feb. 8 with first pitch scheduled for noon at Triton Softball Field.

-- UCSDtritons.com --

Friday, February 23
Softball vs. Cal State San Marcos
3:00 PM
UC San Diego
Softball vs. Cal State San Marcos
5:00 PM
UC San Diego
Saturday, February 24
Softball vs. Cal State San Marcos
12:00 PM
UC San Diego
Softball vs. Cal State San Marcos
2:00 PM
UC San Diego
Friday, March 02
Softball at Azusa Pacific
2:30 PM
Azusa
Softball at Azusa Pacific
4:30 PM
Azusa
Friday, March 09
Softball vs. Cal State East Bay
1:00 PM
UC San Diego
Softball vs. Cal State East Bay
3:00 PM
UC San Diego
Saturday, March 10
Softball vs. Cal State East Bay
11:00 AM
UC San Diego
Softball vs. Cal State East Bay
1:00 PM
UC San Diego
Thursday, March 15
Softball vs. Chico State
4:00 PM
UC San Diego
Softball vs. Chico State
6:00 PM
UC San Diego
Friday, March 16
Softball vs. Chico State
12:00 PM
UC San Diego
Softball vs. Chico State
2:00 PM
UC San Diego
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