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Week 3: Softball Players of the Week

294 days ago
SEC Staff
Photo: Florida Athletics

Player of the Week
Amanda Lorenz • Florida
Junior • OF • Moorpark, Calif.

Lorenz recorded a 1.045 slugging percentage and a .455 batting average through eight games this week. She tallied 12 runs, 10 hits (with six doubles, two triples and a home run), 10 RBI, six walks and one stolen base. In the final game of the Aquafina Invitational, Lorenz went 3-for-3 with two doubles and a three-run home run against Georgia Southern. She also tied her season long hit-streak by registering one hit in the last seven games.

Pitchers of the Week
Alexis Osorio • Alabama
Senior • RHP • Riverside, Calif.

Osorio threw a complete-game shutout against #9/7 Florida State in the Easton Bama Bash. She posted a season-high 10 strikeouts while allowing just three walks and three hits.

Kelly Barnhill • Florida
Junior • RHP • Marietta, Ga.

Barnhill went 4-0 in the circle this past week, including her second no-hitter of the season and her first career perfect game during the Aquafina Invitational. She recorded 44 strikeouts in 22.2 innings pitched for the Gators.

Caylan Arnold • Tennessee
Sophomore • RHP • Maryville, Tenn.

At the Mary Nutter Classic, Arnold won three games and earned a save against #5/2 Oregon. She tallied 32 strikeouts in 21 innings pitched for the Lady Vols.

Freshman of the Week
Jana Johns • South Carolina
IF • Calhoun, Ga.

In six games last week, Johns registered a team-high .600 batting average, along with team highs in hits (9), doubles (3), RBI (15) and total bases (15). She also recorded a 1.000 slugging-percentage, four hit by pitches, .619 on-base percentage, nine putouts and 15 assists with a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage at third. Johns hit a grand slam Sunday against Lehigh to extend the Carolina lead to 15-0. She finished the game with a season-high seven RBI, as well as a season-high three runs. On the week, Johns finished two games (North Carolina and Lehigh) with a perfect 3-for-3 performance.