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Sophomore Lindsay Thomas earns her second-straight honor and fourth career weekly award in being named the Southern Conference Softball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.

Lindsay Thomas Earns Second-Straight SoCon Player of the Week Honor

Courtesy: UNCGSpartans.com
         
Release: May 05, 2014
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GREENSBORO, N.C. – Sophomore Lindsay Thomas (Irvine, Calif./Northwood) earns her second-straight honor and fourth career weekly award in being named the Southern Conference Softball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. The selections are made by the SoCon office.

Thomas scores her second consecutive Player of the Week honor after leading UNCG to a 3-0 weekend. Thomas went 2-for-3 with a double and two RBIs in a 10-2 win over Elon on Saturday. In the second game of the doubleheader, Thomas picked up another hit and an RBI to help the Spartans earn a 10-8 win.

She finished the series with a 2-for-3 performance, blasting a home run and tacking on three more RBIs in UNCG’s 8-0 victory. Thomas closed the week hitting .556 with a double, a home run and six RBIs in nine at bats.

Also receiving nominations for Player of the Week: Appalachian State’s Cara Parker, Georgia Southern’s Breanna McLendon and Chattanooga’s Sam Taylor.

Also nominated for Pitcher of the Week: Georgia Southern’s Sarah Purvis and UNCG’s Raeanne Hanks.

The Spartans will open the 2014 SoCon tournament against No. 4 seed Samford at 5:30 p.m. at the UNCG Softball Stadium.

2014 Softball Player of the Week

Feb. 10             Emily Cameron, Elon

Feb. 17             Sam Taylor, Chattanooga

Feb. 24             Abby Adams, Samford

March 3            Carleigh Nestor, Elon

March 11           Anyssa Robles, Chattanooga

March 17           Nicole Thomas, UNCG

March 24           Kara Salvo, Western Carolina

March 31           Katelyn Bedwell, UNCG

April 7               Ambree Mueller, Furman

April 14             Dani Heichen, Appalachian State

April 21             Katelyn Bedwell, UNCG

April 28             Lindsay Thomas, UNCG

May 5               Lindsay Thomas, UNCG

-UNCG-

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