Former Softball Player Honored
Former Yavapai College and current University of New Mexico softball third baseman Shaunte Duarte was named Mountain West Conference Softball Player of the Week. Duarte played for the Roughriders last season before transferring to Albuquerque this season.
In four games last week, Duarte hit .700 and had three multi-hit games in the Lobo Invitational in Albuquerque, N.M. The La Habra, CA junior started in each of New Mexico’s four games, going 7-for-10 at the plate with six runs scored, two doubles, four walks and four RBI’s.