Javier Named Conference USA Hitter of the Week

April 30, 2007

Orlando, Fla. (www.ucfathletics.com) - Sophomore Breanne Javier was named Conference USA's Hitter of the Week the league office announced Monday. Javier guided the Knights to a critical conference sweep over UTEP, securing the Black and Gold its first-ever berth in the C-USA Softball Championship presented by Coca-Cola that is set to take place at the UCF Softball Complex, May 10-12.

Javier was 4-for-8 (.500) in the Knights' three-game C-USA series with UTEP last weekend, scoring three runs and cranking out three RBI. The first baseman had at least one hit in each of the Knights' three contests. In UCF's first game of the series, the sophomore pounded out two hits, two RBI and scored two runs in helping UCF to an 8-0 win. In the nightcap, Javier recorded one of the Black and Gold's only two hits and scored the game-winning run in the 1-0 victory. In Sunday's series finale, Javier was 1-for-3 and drove in one of UCF's six runs to secure the 6-0 win and the sweep over the Miners.

The award is the fifth of the year for the UCF softball team as Allison Kime (Pitcher of the Week, Feb. 19, March 19 and April 2) and Hillary Barrow (Hitter of the Week, April 2) also received the weekly honor.

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UCF's Conference USA Players of the Week
Allison Kime - Pitcher of the Week - February 19
Allison Kime - Pitcher of the Week - March 19
Allison Kime - Pitcher of the Week - April 2
Hillary Barrow - Hitter of the Week - April 2
Breanne Javier - Hitter of the Week - April 30

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