Kara Zimmerman & Derek Sumner

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Geneva College Athletes of the week for the week of March 9-14:


Kara Zimmerman - Softball
Sophomore - Outfielder
Ronks, PA
Lancaster High School

Kara Zimmerman has been selected as the Female Student-Athlete of the week. Zimmerman collected four hits and drove in five runs during Geneva's week in Florida. Zimmerman lifted the Golden Tornadoes to a 7-3 victory over Hiram College with a go-ahead two-run home run. She also turned in an RBI single later in the game to seal the victory. Zimmerman also provided a pinch-hit RBI single for Geneva's lone run in a 2-1 loss to Hope College on Saturday.

Kara Zimmerman

Derek Sumner - Baseball
Senior - Pitcher
New Castle, PA
Neshannock High School

Derek Sumner has been selected as the Male Student-Athlete of the week. Sumner helped lead his Geneva team to a perfect 6-0 week in Ft. Pierce, FL. Sumner won both starts on the mound with a combined 23 strikeouts in victories over Martin Luther and Bethany. Sumner also chipped in with his bat by sparking a 6-5 comeback victory over Bethany on Saturday. Sumner's sixth inning grand slam sparked a five-run inning that led to Geneva's seventh consecutive victory.

Derek Sumner