Northeast Division (NHL)

Regional Digest: Central Softball Players Honored By NEC

Messina, Constantin Honored

Senior Laura Messina and freshman Tori Constantin of the Central Connecticut softball team were named NEC pitcher of the week and NEC rookie of the week for the second consecutive week. Central has won 10 in a row and was 4-0 last week. Messina pitched three shutouts in four complete game victories, while posting an 0.52 ERA. Constantin hit .333. ... UConn sophomore Anthony Kay was named American Athletic Conference pitcher of the week. Kay allowed five hits and one unearned run as UConn beat Central Florida Saturday. Kay is 5-3 with a 1.01 ERA, and opponents are batting just .173 off him. ... Mitchell College senior Rafael Garcia of New Britain...