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Softball's Schmitt Named USA South Player of the Week

Softball's Schmitt Named USA South Player of the Week

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FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. -- Covenant softball sophomore Shannon Schmitt has been named the USA South Player of the Week for the period ending April 10, announced the conference on Monday afternoon.

Schmitt becomes the first Covenant softball athlete to earn a weekly honor from the conference in 2016.

The sophomore from Clermont, Fla., went a combined 10-for-16 (.625) with a 1.000 slugging percentage, a home run, seven RBIs, four runs scored, three doubles and one walk as Covenant posted a 3-3 record last week. In two losses to nationally-ranked Birmingham Southern, Schmitt was a combined 1-for-4. In a doubleheader sweep of USA South foe LaGrange, Schmitt was a combined 4-for-6 with two runs scored and one double. Finally, in a doubleheader split with USA South member Huntingdon, Schmitt was a combined 5-for-6 with a home run, seven RBIs, three runs scored and one double.

On the year, Schmitt leads the team in hitting at .412 to go with two home runs and 25 RBIs.

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