Week 13: Softball Players of the Week


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SEC Participant of the Week – Florida’s Charla Echols, a junior third baseman from Newnan, Ga., tallied three multi-hit video games and two multi-RBI video games to assist the Gators earn the sequence sweep of Texas A&M and a share of the SEC regular-season title. In recreation one, Echols recorded a three-run walk-off residence run. She adopted that together with her team-leading thirteenth residence run of the season to provide Florida a 2-0 lead in recreation two. Down 5-4 with one out within the seventh inning of recreation three, Echols registered a double to left middle previous to Julia Cottrill’s walk-off residence run.

SEC Pitcher of the Week – Alabama’s Montana Fouts, a junior right-hander from Grayson, Ky., made three appearances in opposition to No. 25 Ole Miss, incomes two wins. Fouts allowed only one run over 13.0 innings for a 0.54 ERA, placing out 20 batters versus simply eight hits and three walks. She threw a complete-game shutout within the sequence opener, fanning eight batters. Fouts earned one other complete-game win within the sequence finale, posting her 14th recreation this season with double-digit strikeouts, eight of which have come over ranked opponents.

SEC Newcomer of the Week – LSU’s Taylor Pleasants, a freshman shortstop from Houston, Texas, hit .667 within the sequence win over Auburn with six hits, together with two doubles and one residence run. In recreation three on Sunday, Pleasants recorded a grand slam within the sixth inning to assist LSU safe the sequence win and the fifth seed within the 2021 SEC Softball Match.

SEC Freshman of the Week – Missouri’s Jenna Laird, a freshman shortstop from East Meadow, N.Y., hit safely in all three video games within the sequence win at No. 17/15 Tennessee. In recreation three, Laird hit the go-ahead residence run within the high of the fifth inning. For the weekend, she had three hits, two runs scored, two RBI and one stolen base. Laird is now 11-for-11 on stolen bases to begin her collegiate profession.


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