Esposito tabbed NACC Offensive Player of the Week

March 1, 2017

WAUKESHA, Wis. – Freshman utility Gianna Esposito started her Sabre career well leading Marian to a 3-1 record at the Finlandia Dome Classic.

Esposito (Bolingbrook, Ill.) hit .533 with a .600 slugging percentage in her first four career games.  The rookie utility player drove in runs in all four games finishing the weekend with five RBIs including the game-winning RBI against Northland College. She also scored five runs and was only retired five times in the four games. Defensively, Esposito was perfect at second base and shortstop with five putouts and 17 assists to no errors.

The full release from the NACC can be found at

Marian is next in action at the Gene Cusic Classic in Fort Myers, Fla. from March 13-18 where the Sabres will play 10 games.

Marian University was founded in 1936 by the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes in Fond du Lac, Wis. The institution has one of the lowest student-faculty ratios in the state and strives to live its core values as a community committed to learning, dedicated to service and social justice and joined together by spiritual traditions. Marian offers undergraduate, adult, master’s and doctoral degree programs at its main campus and in facilities throughout Wisconsin.