The Spring Hill College Department of Athletics has named Wesley Pietri and Taylor Lahasky as its USA ROTC-Spring Hill College Student-Athletes of the Week for their outstanding efforts during the week of April 14-20, 2014.
Pietri, a sophomore on the men's outdoor track & field team from St. Paul's Episcopal School in Mobile, competed in four events on Friday at the 2014 Choctaw Open hosted by Mississippi College in Clinton, Miss. He participated in the 110-meter Hurdles, the 4x100-meter Relay, the High Jump and Javelin Throw. Pietri is also a member of the Badger basketball team.
Lahasky, a sophomore outfielder from New Iberia, La., smashed a game-tying two-out Grand Slam in the top of the 7th inning of Game 2 at No. 6 William Carey University on Tuesday. For the season, she is hitting .272 with 25 total hits, six doubles and one homerun. Lahasky has scored 13 times and driven in 20 runs.
In recognition of this honor, each week's winners of USA ROTC-Spring Hill College Student-Athletes of the Week award will receive a T-shirt, water bottle and handy gym bag compliments of the University of South Alabama ROTC.