Feb. 28, 2000
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – FSU softball player Rita Brooks was named the ACC Player
of the Week this week after leading the Lady Seminoles to a 3-1 record at
Brooks, a native of Cottondale, Ala., turned in a solid weekend at
the plate for Florida State as she finished the weekend at the Florida
Atlantic Tournament with a batting average of .615 on 8-of-13 hitting in
four contests. The junior centerfielder turned in her top performance
against the hosts from Florida Atlantic, as she went 3-for-3 in the contest,
including two RBI and her first collegiate homerun as FSU claimed a 2-0
victory. On the week, Brooks had five runs scored and drove in three other
runs to go along with her impressive hitting credentials.
Brooks leads the team with a .450 batting average and 17 stolen
bases. She is also 4th on the team with seven RBI’s.