Courtesy of the SIAC;
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC) has announced its softball weekly honors, released by the league office on Monday.
Olivia Townsend (Benedict) was named Player of the Week, while Alexandra Ballester (Spring Hill) earned Pitcher of the Week honors.
PLAYER OF THE WEEK – Olivia Townsend, Benedict, Pitcher | Freshman | Hernando, FL
Townsend hit .571 in five games, with a slugging percentage of 1.429. The freshman had three home runs in three at-bats versus Columbia College, and had another home run against Fort Valley State. Of her 8 hits for the week, 4 were home runs.
PITCHER OF THE WEEK – Alexandra Ballester, Spring Hill, Pitcher | R-Sophomore | Fullerton, CA
Ballester threw a no-hitter and faced the minimum number of batters (15) versus LeMoyne-Owen on Thursday and also pitched a 2-hitter in a 13-1 win on Friday.
OTHER PLAYERS NOMINATED
|PLAYER OF THE WEEK||Paityn Desormeaux (Spring Hill)|
|PITCHER OF THE WEEK||n/a|