Photo Courtesy of MEAC
NORFOLK, Va. – Norfolk State sophomore Whitney Williams earned the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) Player of the Week honors, the conference announced on Monday. Coppin State’s Alyssa Barker was selected Pitcher of the Week, while Norfolk State’s Kayla McNair earned Rookie of the Week accolades.
Williams (3B, So., Four Oaks, N.C.) batted .538 (11-for-26), including nine RBIs on three doubles and three home runs against Howard, George Mason and Maryland Eastern Shore. Williams also scored 11 runs. Defensively, she assisted on 23 putouts.
Barker (P, So., Elyria, Ohio) pitched two shutouts against Maryland Eastern Shore and Howard, including a complete-game shutout with four strikeouts against UMES. Barker compiled a 1.40 ERA in 30 innings pitched and 123 batters faced.
McNair (1B, Fr., Virginia Beach, Va.) hit .542 (13-for-24), including a 4-for-5 game with six RBIs and a home run in a win against Howard. McNair had three home runs, helping bat in 10 runs for the Spartans in games against Howard, George Mason and Maryland Eastern Shore.
Other Top Performers:
Chelsea Alston (UMES) had two triples and a double against Coppin State, Delaware State and Norfolk State.
Sabrina Anguiano (BCU) went 2-0 with 10 strikeouts and a 1.56 ERA against South Carolina State.
Amanda Hallman (SSU) hit .444 and earned a complete-game win on the mound against North Carolina Central.
Sandy Hawthrone (DSU) went 2-for-2 with a pair of doubles and two runs scored in a win against Morgan State.
Alexis Hudson (UMES) went 3-for-4 with a triple against Norfolk State.
Amanda McDowell (SSU) earned a 1.15 ERA in 6.1 innings, striking out 10 batters against North Carolina Central.
Rachel Meagley (DSU)combined for 14 strikeouts against Hampton, Hofstra and Morgan State.
India Morgan (SSU) smacked a home run in a 6-5 win against North Carolina Central.
Jamie Schulle (NSU) earned a 2.10 ERA in 36.2 innings pitched against Howard, George Mason and Maryland Eastern Shore.
Candice Van Horn (CSU) had her first four-hit game of the season against Howard, which included a pair of home runs