East County Sports

Marinesi: National D3 Player of Week at CLU

Courtesy, NCAA

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (3-14-2019) — Kendall Marinesi of California Lutheran University, an alum of West Hills High, claimed the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Player of the Week honors on Wednesday (Mar. 13).

Marinesi compiled a monster week for the Regals, driving in 40 percent of her team’s runs while batting .565 with four doubles, two triples, five homers and 18 RBI.

The junior third baseman hit a grand slam in a 16-10 victory over Hiram last Monday and was solid in the field with eight putouts and 19 assists for the week.

At West Hills, Marinesi was a four-year starter, compilng a .331 batting average with 72 career RBI. She was a first-team All-East County performer.

At Cal Luthern, Marinesi is also a member of the CoSIDA regional All-Academic team

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