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Week 11: Softball Players of the Week

19 days ago
SEC Staff
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SEC Player of the Week - Tennessee's Ashley Morgan, a senior first baseman from Douglasville, Ga., batted .600 (6-for-10) to help the Lady Vols earn the series win at No. 21/22 Georgia. Morgan tallied three doubles, a solo home run, two runs scored and six RBI over the three-game series.

SEC Co-Pitchers of the Week - Alabama's Montana Fouts, a junior right-hander from Grayson, Ky., earned a complete-game win and two saves for the Crimson Tide. Fouts allowed just three earned runs over 10.1 innings pitched with 15 strikeouts. Against No. 13/18 Louisiana, she threw a complete-game shutout on Saturday, fanning 11 batters, and then threw 3.0 relief innings on Sunday, allowing a hit to her first batter faced before retiring the next nine straight, including four strikeouts.

Florida's Natalie Lugo, a senior right-hander from West Covina, Calif., posted three wins in the circle last week for the Gators. Lugo allowed just one earned run in 17.2 innings of work while striking out 13 batters. She posted her first complete-game shutout of the season in game two against South Carolina to even the series. Lugo had 16.0 scoreless frames before giving up one run in the fourth inning of the series finale vs. the Gamecocks.

SEC Newcomer of the Week - LSU's Taylor Pleasants, a freshman shortstop from Houston, Texas, posted a .444 batting average in the series win at No. 14 Kentucky. Pleasants recorded four hits, five runs scored and five RBI against the Wildcats. She recorded a pair of home runs during Sunday's doubleheader and also drew four walks on the weekend.

SEC Freshman of the Week - Texas A&M's Bre Warren, a freshman outfielder from College Station, Texas, batted .385 over the non-conference win over Houston and the series win at Mississippi State. On the week, Warren registered five hits (including two doubles) and five RBI and also drew three walks.