Sowa Named Bulldog Student-Athlete of the Week

first_imgAbout Drake Graduate & Professional ProgramsDrake University offers graduate and professional programs in business, law, health care, leadership, education, public administration, counseling, executive education, and communication. At Drake, students discover proven outcomes, flexible scheduling for working professionals, and career advancement. Learn more about how Drake’s graduate and professional programs can take your career to the next level at www.drake.edu/graduate Print Friendly Version Megan Sowa, a senior from Gurnee, Ill., has been named this week’s Bulldog Student-Athlete of the Week, presented by Drake Graduate and Professional Programs.Sowa, an outfielder for the Drake softball team, helped lead Drake to a sweep over Indiana State this past weekend. She batted .556 (5-of-9) with one walk, one run scored, two doubles, four runs batted in, a .636 on-base percentage and a .778 slugging percentage. Her biggest hit of the weekend came in the series finale on Sunday. Sowa lined a two-out, walk-off single in the seventh inning that scored teammate Mandi Roemmich to beat Indiana State, 4-3.The senior started the series with a 2-for-3 performance with a double, one walk and one RBI in a 5-0 win. She followed that performance with a 1-for-3 game with one run scored and one RBI. On the season, Sowa is hitting .317 with one triple, three home runs, six doubles and 18 RBI.Academically, Sowa holds a 3.56 grade point average and is majoring in English and secondary education. Sowa and the women’s softball team continue their homestead as they welcome in-state opponent, University of Iowa on April 5th. The game is set to begin at 6 p.m. and will be broadcast on The Valley on ESPN3. last_img

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