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