Having a good freshman year is one thing, but to back it up in your sophomore season is completely different. AnnMarie Torres is doing just that in 2018.
She is this week's Athlete of the Week.
The Wheat Ridge , Colorado native hit .411 with nine homeruns and 59 RBI's a year ago earning her the Co-RMAC Freshman of the Year. Now as a sophomore she is expected the lead the charge.
"She struggled a little bit that first weekend then all of sudden just exploded. She responds well to what she needs to do and when we need her to step up she does, " said head coach Ben Garcia.
In the latest D2 College softball poll the Mavs were ranked third in the country and hoping for a trip down the line to the College World Series. For now though the focus is on the game at hand and just simply playing CMU softball.
"Were just not thinking about that. Just taking it a game at a time, a week at a time , and just really preparing for what comes ahead of us, " said Torres.
The Mavericks will be on the road for the next month They start the road trip this Saturday taking on Adams State in two doubleheaders.