Ellen Macadam Selected as COOP Athlete of the Week

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard earned three victories, while dropping only one game over the weekend at the UC Riverside tournament, led by senior co-captain Ellen Macadam who went 8-for-15 over the weekend, crossed the plate six times for the Crimson and drove in three more runs. For her efforts, Macadam has been selected as the COOP Athlete of the Week for March 14, 2011.

In the first two games of the tournament, Macadam scored a run in each as Harvard downed UC Riverside, 7-4, and St. Louis, 2-1. Macadam bat lit up in the third game as she went 3-for-4 with a triple, scored three runs, and stole home in Harvard’s 6-1 win over North Dakota. She repeated her 3-for-4 effort at the plate Sunday against St. Louis, driving in three runs, slamming a home run, and scoring another run.

Through the first nine games of Harvard’s 6-3 start, Macadam in batting .515 and slugging .909 with three home runs and six RBI.