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  • Miami Dade College's Milena Calixto is this week's NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA Softball Pitcher of the Week.

    Calixto, a freshman from Parana, Brazil, was 3-0 with one save and a 1.45 ERA in four appearances during the voting period. Calixto picked up a win against Daytona State (February 28) and a save against South Florida State (March 1) then earned the W in both games of a doubleheader sweep against Polk State (March 2). Against Polk State, she went wire-to-wire in the doubleheader, including an eight-inning effort in game two and allowed only three runs, walked none and struck out nine in the combined effort.

    For the week, she totaled 24 innings and allowed seven runs (five earned) and three walks and struck out 20.