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Kasey Lange Selected as COOP Athlete of the Week

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Following a week in which she drove in nine runs to help the Crimson go 6-0 for the week, Kasey Lange has been selected as the COOP Athlete of the Week for April 4, 2011.

Lange began the week with a 2-for-4 effort with two RBI and two runs scored against Rhode Island in the first game of a doubleheader Tuesday. In the second game against URI, Lange crossed the plate three more times. On Saturday, Lange added another 2-for-4 game with a run and RBI against Penn. In Sunday’s doubleheader against Columbia, she had six RBI, while nailing a grand slam and hitting three doubles.

For the week, Lange batted .529, slugged .882, had a .600 OBP with nine hits, nine RBI, three doubles, a homer and two steals as Harvard improved to 18-10 overall and 4-0 in Ivy League play.