Week Three Softball Player of the Week: Taylor Payne (Erskine)

Erskine's Payne Named Week 3 Softball Player of the Week

    

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Erskine College's Taylor Payne was named the Conference Carolinas Softball Player of the Week for games played Feb. 11-17.

Payne, a senior from Sandy Run, S.C., led Erskine to a 3-0 record last week after notching four hits, including two extra base hits (1 HR, 1 2B), with five RBI and two runs scored. Payne's best performance came in a 10-2 win over Concord, going 3-for-4 with one double, one home run, three RBI and two runs scored.


Southern Wesleyan's Smith Named Week 2 Softball Player of the Week

    

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Southern Wesleyan University's Lydia Clanton was named the Conference Carolinas Softball Player of the Week for games played Feb. 4-10.

A freshman from Waynesboro, Miss., Clanton propelled the Warriors to a 4-2 record last week. Clanton tallied a .611 average on 11 hits, including five extra-base hits (3 2B, 3B, HR), and 12 RBI. Clanton's best performance was a 3-for-4 outing with a double and four RBI in a 10-1 win over Columbia International.


Belmont Abbey's Smith Named Week 1 Softball Player of the Week

    

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Belmont Abbey College's Morgan Smith was named the Conference Carolinas Softball Player of the Week for games played Feb. 1-3.

Smith, a junior from Aiken, S.C., hit .571 and put together a four-hit week with two extra-base hits (2 HR) and eight RBI to lead the Crusaders to a 2-0 opening weekend record. Her best performance was a 3-for-4 outing with two homers and seven RBI in a 17-0 victory over St. Andrews.