Trojans Sweep Weekly Conference Carolinas Softball Honors

Trojans Sweep Weekly Conference Carolinas Softball Honors

HIGH POINT, N.C. - Haley Brodgen and Heather Childress of the University of Mount Olive softball team were named the Conference Carolinas Pitcher and Player of the Week as announced by the league office on Tuesday morning. 

Brogden pitched a pair of full games this past weekend improving her season record to 5-4 in the circle. The sophomore from Mount Olive, N.C., gave up just one run on eight hits in the two games and struck out 14 of the 49 batters she faced over the weekend. Of her 198 pitches over the weekend, 144 of them were recorded strikes.

Brogden leads the conference in strikeouts with 54 on the season and averages 7.18 strikeouts per seven innings pitched, while her 1.99 ERA is seventh best in the conference.

Childress had a great performance as she recorded four runs on eight hits in 12 at-bats through the four games this past weekend. The sophomore outfielder tallied four RBI, four doubles, three alone in game one against Millersville on Sunday, and three stolen bases over the weekend.

Childress sits in the top-20 in the conference for batting average with a .333 average for the season. She is T-9th in runs scored (10), T-15th in hits (16), T-11th with 11 RBI, and T-4th with five doubles on the season. 

To read more from the conference office click here.

2019 Softball Players of the Week
Week One (Feb. 5) - Morgan Smith (Belmont Abbey)
Week Two (Feb. 12) - Lydia Clanton (Southern Wesleyan)
Week Three (Feb. 19) - Taylor Payne (Erskine)
Week Four (Feb. 26) - Kay Brokering (King)
Week Five (Mar. 5) - Kay Brokering (King)
Week Six: (Mar. 12) - Heather Childress (Mount Olive)

2019 Softball Pitchers of the Week
Week One (Feb. 5) - Sydney Sullivan (Limestone)
Week Two (Feb. 12) - Caroline Ruth (Limestone)
Week Three (Feb. 19) - Caroline Ruth (Limestone)
Week Four (Feb. 26) - Haley Brogden (Mount Olive)
Week Five (Mar. 5) - Kara Cunningham (Lees-McRae)
Week Six: (Mar. 12) - Haley Brogden (Mount Olive)