2019 Softball Players of the Week

SLIAC Softball Hitter of the Week
Lauren Daugherty, Principia College

Lauren Daugherty, a catcher, hit .650 with 9 RBI and 4 runs scored in helping the Panthers to three wins last week. Daugherty tallied four multi-hit games including a four-hit outing against Haskell. She also drove in multiple runs in four of her six games with a high of three in a win over Harris-Stowe. Daugherty finished 13-for-20 at the plate with a slugging percentage of .800 and a .682 on-base percentage. She also added one stolen base and did not strike out in her six games while drawing two walks.

SLIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week
Morgan Christner, Iowa Wesleyan University

Morgan Christner is the SLIAC Pitcher of the Week after notching two wins for the Tigers last week. Christner, a junior from New London, Iowa, started five games for Iowa Wesleyan, throwing 24 innings and finishing with a 2.63 earned-run average. Christner totaled 36 strikeouts in her five appearances with a high of 12 in a complete game shutout win over Immaculata. 

SLIAC Softball Hitter of the Week
Abby Booker, Spalding University

Booker, a sophomore infielder at Spalding University, is the Softball Hitter of the Week. Booker helped the Golden Eagles open their 2019 season with a pair of wins. She recorded a hit while scoring a run, in the team's season-opening 7-6 win over Medaille. She followed with a 2-for-2 performance against SUNY Poly, driving in the tying and go-ahead runs for Spalding in a 7-2 win.

SLIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week
Chloe Skorija, Spalding University

Skorija claims the Pitcher of the Week award after notching a win in her collegiate pitching debut, a 7-2 win over SUNY Poly. Skorija, a freshman from Lake in the Hill, Ill., worked 7 innings and allowed one earned run with five hits while striking out two.

SLIAC Softball Hitter of the Week
Emelia Modglin, Fontbonne University
Modglin, a senior from Waterloo, Ill., went 3-for-6 in a doubleheader against Maryville in the Griffins season-opening series last week. She had one hit in game one and followed with two hits in game two of the series. All three hits were singles. As a catcher, she also threw out two runners attempting to steal and finished with a 1.000 fielding percentage. 

SLIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week
Diamond Thomas, Fontbonne University
Diamond Thomas is the inaugural SLIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week for the 2019 season. Thomas, a senior from Waynesville, Mo., made her debut against Maryville last week, working six innings and allowing just one run. She worked her way through the start by allowing eight hits and one walk.