Nottingham High graduate Kristin “Z” Hallam is swinging the bat and running the bases with equal zeal for Hofstra University as she has been named the Colonial Athletic Association’s Player of the Week (Photo from gohofstra.com).
By Rich Fisher
Mar. 19: Z is still A-OK when it comes to softball.
Kristin “Z” Hallam, the Nottingham High graduate and all-time Colonial Valley Conference hits leader, is off to a strong junior season at Hofstra University and has been named the Colonial Athletic Association Player of the Week honors.
In the Pride’s 4-0 week, Hall
Just as she was with the Northstars, Hallam is dazzling them on the basepaths as well, going 5-for-5 on stolen base attempts. During the week she posted at least two hits in every game, including three two-hit performances against St. John’s, Wagner, and Holy Cross. The Z-Meister closed out the week with a three-hit performance against Wagner. Hallam proved to play a major part in all four Pride wins this weekend, as she knocked in two runs and scored two runs that all held up for the win.
For the season, Hallam leads Hofstra with a .449 batting average, which ranks second in the CAA. She also leads the league in runs scored (27) and total hits (31