GWU's Baker named Big South softball Player of the Week

Feb. 25, 2013 @ 02:48 PM

Gardner-Webb redshirt-junior Morgan Baker has been selected as the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Softball Player of the Week for games played Feb. 18-24, it was announced today by the Conference office. 

Baker batted .455 (5-for-11) with a 1.091 slugging percentage, two home runs and six RBI to help the Runnin’ Bulldogs to a 2-2 record last week.  In the doubleheader against USC Upstate, she was 1-for-4 with a double, seven putouts, one walk and two fielding assists. 

In the 9-5 win over Morehead State, Baker went 3-for-3 with two home runs, five RBI, two runs scored and two walks. She concluded her weekend going 1-for-4 with a RBI single and five putouts in the 4-2 win over UNC Wilmington. 

This marks Baker’s first Player of the Week nod this season.

Gardner-Webb sports information contributed to this report