MACON, Ga. – Stetson University sophomore catcher Jessica Griffin has been named the Atlantic Sun Conference’s Softball Player of the Week, the league announced Monday. It is the second weekly honor of Griffin’s career and the fifth time this season a Hatter has either been named Player or Pitcher of the Week by the A-Sun.
Griffin began the past week with a 4-for-4 performance in a win against Bethune-Cookman, where she tallied a double, four RBI and had the game ending, walk-off hit. She then took her hot hitting into the weekend series with FGCU where she was 2-for-2 on Saturday, with another two bagger, a walk and 2 RBI.
Griffin went 7-for-11 (.636) during the week, with 7 RBI and nine total bases. She also had a .818 slugging percentage during that stretch and her 2 RBI double in Saturday’s 5-4 win vs. the Eagles proved to be the difference. Griffin’s offensive efforts helped guide Stetson to a perfect 4-0 week and extend the Hatters’ win streak to a season high 10 games.
Griffin has played in all 30 games, making 29 starts behind the plate. The second year starter is hitting .303 on the year, with four doubles, a triple and two home runs to go along with 23 RBI.
She and the Hatters will look to continue their winning ways this coming weekend as they travel to Northern Kentucky to take on the Norse in a three game set, starting on Saturday with a doubleheader.
2014 Stetson A-Sun Players of the Week
Week Player Pos. Title
Feb. 17 Jessie TenBroeck (OF) Player of the Week
Mar. 10 Meredith Owen (P) Pitcher of the Week
Mar. 10 Courtney Brandt (OF) Player of the Week
Mar. 25 Meredith Owen (P) Pitcher of the Week
Mar. 31 Jessica Griffin (C) Player of the Week