Softball Players of the Week: April 9
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Alcorn State has swept the Southwestern Athleteic Conference weekly softball awards, as the league office recognized pitch Ambria Dorsey and outfielder Desirea Lindsay for their standout efforts during games played from April 2-9.
Softball Hitter of the Week - Desirea Lindsay, Alcorn State
OF | 5-3 | Fr. | Hattiesburg, Miss.
Over four games last week, the freshman from Hattiesburg, Miss. hit for a .583 average and .615 on-base percentage. She went 7-for-12 at the plate and scored five runs. She started it off with a 2-for-3 day at UL-Monroe last week with a run scored. She followed it up by going 5-for-9 over the three-game series against Jackson State to help the Lady Braves win the series. Lindsey tallied three multi-hit games in four matches including a three-hit performance in game one against JSU.
Softball Pitcher of the Week - Ambria Dorsey, Alcorn State
5-7 | So. | Phoenix, Ariz.
Dorsey made two appearances last week and posted a 1-0 record and a 0.88 ERA. She totaled 8.0 innings including 2.0 against UL-Monroe and a complete-game 6.0 frames at Jackson State. Against the Lady Tigers, Dorsey did not allow an earned run and struck out three. She gave up just four hits to earn the win and helped the Lady Braves win the rubber match of the series 9-1.