Blue Hen Catcher Chayanna Gallardo Named CAA Softball Rookie of the Week
Freshman catcher Chayanna Gallardo was named the Colonial Athletic Association Softball Rookie of the Week after an impressive performance over the weekend at the Liberty Classic.
Gallardo batted .308 and went 4 for 13 with a team-leading three doubles in the Blue Hens' five games at the tournament. She singled home a run on Friday vs. Liberty, and added an RBI double on Saturday vs. 12th-ranked Baylor. Gallardo contributed two doubles and an RBI in Sunday's 4-2 win over Ohio University.
Gallardo has appeared in all 18 games while starting 16 as a catcher and designated player for the Blue Hens, batting .213 with 10 hits, three doubles and four RBI.