Clark Atlanta University short stop Brittany Brackenridge has been named SIAC Softball East Division Player of the Week and Claflin University pitcher Elanna Worthy has been named SIAC Softball East Division Pitcher of the Week. Stillman College short stop Bailey Braughton and pitcher Ashley Savage have been named SIAC Softball West Division Player of the Week and Pitcher of the Week, respectively.
Brackenridge, a native of Kapolei, Hawaii, recorded 14 hits, including five doubles and a triple, with a .609 batting average and a .913 slugging percentage in seven games this past week. The 5-foot-4 senior scored 10 runs and drove in 11 runs while also stealing two bases. Brackenridge had a .620 on-base percentage and a .915 fielding percentage on defense while helping the Lady Panthers to a 4-3 record for the week, including a pair of wins over Spelman as well as wins over Kentucky State and Fort Valley State.
Worthy, a native of Lawrenceville, GA, pitched 12 innings with five strikeouts in two appearances. The 5-foot-5 freshman went 1-1 for the week with a 2.33 earned run average and pitched the first complete game shutout of her collegiate career, a 2-0 win over Clark Atlanta in which she gave up just one hit.
Braughton, a native of Tuscaloosa, AL, went 8-for-14 from the plate, including two home runs and three doubles, with a .517 batting average and a 1.124 slugging percentage in four games. The 5-foot-3 junior scored eight runs with six runs batted in while also stealing two bases. She had a .625 on-base percentage and was perfect in the field while helping the Lady Tigers to a 4-0 record with a pair of wins each over Talladega and conference-foe Lane.
Savage, a native of Alabaster, AL, earns her second weekly honor this season after pitching seven innings with 17 strikeouts and just one walk in two appearances. The 5-foot-3 sophomore, who went 2-0 for the week, has opposing batters hitting just .095 against her this season.