Crump Recognized Nationally

STARKVILLE, Miss.-Boise State pitcher Allie Crump added to her slew of honors with an honorable mention nod for the National Fastpitch Coaches Association Division I National Player of the Week.

Crump was singled out for recording 28 strikeouts in her three starts at the Santa Clara Bronco Classic, giving up just one unearned run to earn three wins. The Elk Grove, Calif., native has won her last seven starts and improved to 9-3 on the season. She has not allowed an earned run in her past 20 innings.

Crump was among six players across the country to be recognized for standout performances during the week of March 7-13. Pittsburgh's Kelly Hmiel was selected as the week's top player after batting 14-of-17 with six home runs, 11 runs scored and 16 RBI in five games.

Boise State (14-8) carries its 12-game win streak into one of the toughest tournaments in the country, the Judi Garman Classic March 19-20, in Fullerton, Calif. Boise State will take on two top-five opponents in No. 4 Washington (Sunday) and No. 5 Arizona State (Saturday).

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