Zak Kooser and Maddie Walter

Zak Kooser and Maddie Walter

Zak Kooser of men’s lacrosse and Maddie Walter of softball have been named Hood College’s Athletes of the Week for March 11, 2019.

Kooser led the Blazers to a 2-0 week while registering 16 points on seven goals and nine assists. In a 16-5 win at Washington & Jefferson, he scored two goals with three assists and two ground balls. The senior then tied school records with six assists and 11 points (including five goals) in a 19-10 win over St. Vincent. His five goals tied a career-high.  

Walter went 2-1 with three complete games in three starts and had a 13-to-1 strikeout-walk ratio in Plant City, Florida last week. She held Bluffton to four hits and one run in her collegiate debut and struck out a season-high seven against Simmons. In an extra-inning win over Illinois College, she retired 16 of the final 19 batters and allowed just one run in eight innings. At the plate, she had the walk-off hit against Illinois College and finished the week with a .316 average.

Complete List of Hood College Athletes of the Week