Zgrabik Named an #ASunSB Top Returning Hitter
Wednesday, January 30, 2013 | by Andrew Piper (@ADPiper7)
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Zgrabik continues to rake in preseason accolades after a strong sophomore season in 2012. Photo by Dennis Snyder
Zgrabik continues to rake in preseason accolades after a strong sophomore season in 2012. Photo by Dennis Snyder

MACON, Ga. - The 2013 Atlantic Sun softball season is almost ready to begin and to preview the season, the A-Sun is taking a look at the the top returning hitters and pitchers. Wednesday included FGCU junior catcher Chelsea Zgrabik who was named one of the league's top returning hitters.

Chelsea Zgrabik, FGCU
Year: Junior
Position: Catcher
2012 Batting Average: .329
2012 Hits: 55
2012 Multi-Hit Games: 14
2012 Extra-Base Hits: 24
Career Average: .329
Career Total Hits: 55

The only unanimous choice to the A-Sun Preseason All-Conference first team in 2013, Zgrabik was also named the 2013 A-Sun Preseason Player of the Year, while College Sports Madness named her to their A-Sun Preseason All-Conference second team. Zgrabik's sophomore campaign included NFCA All-South Region second team and first team All-Conference honors which stemmed from having led the Green and Blue in batting average (.329), hits (55), home runs (13) and RBI (53) in 2012.