LAGUNA NIGUEL, CA. - Karina Falkstrom has been on a tear at the plate this past weekend, helping the Pomona-Pitzer Softball Program go undefeated in the with victories over Cal Lutheran and Redlands. After batting .600 in the two doubleheaders and a home run in three consecutive games and compiling eight RBIs, Falkstrom earned SCIAC Athlete of the Week. She is the fourth athlete from the softball program to earn this honor this season.
Falkstrom went 1-for-2 in the first game against Cal Lutheran, lacing an RBI single in a 9-1 victory. She followed with a perfect 2-for-2 performance with a solo shot in the third inning to help the Hens to a 4-3 win. In the Redlands series, the catcher caught a runner stealing and crushed a solo home run over left center in the first game. In the second game, Falkstrom crushed a towering grand slam over the left field fence, followed by an RBI double to help the Hens to a 9-7 victory.
The first year is currently batting .338 this season with four home runs and 13 RBIs.