SPARTANBURG, S.C. – UNC Greensboro softball’s Gabi Howard was named Southern Conference Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. Howard led the Spartans in nearly every hitting category with a .667 batting average, .867 on-base percentage, 1.667 slugging percentage, nine walks, two homers and a perfect fielding percentage.
The freshman third baseman had at least two walks in each of the four games, starting with a pair against North Carolina on Wednesday. She opened the weekend series at Mercer going 2-2 with a two-run homer and two walks. She then had a homer and two walks in the second game and helped the Spartans sweep the series with a hit and three walks in her four plate appearances.
UNCG plays its final non-conference game of the regular season Wednesday at home at 4 p.m. against Winthrop.
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