Lipscomb's Elmore, Young Sweep Weekly @ASunSoftball Accolades

Lipscomb's Elmore, Young Sweep Weekly @ASunSoftball Accolades

MACON, Ga. – Lipscomb seniors led the way for the Lady Bisons with a weekend series win over FGCU in Nashville, earning Atlantic Sun Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week accolades for Brittany Elmore and Kelly Young respectively, announced Monday by the league office. 

Elmore was steady from the leadoff position for Lipscomb in five games on the week, recording at least one hit in every contest. The Tennessee native was able to record two hits in three games, twice vs. FGCU and once vs. #17 Tennessee, while stealing base three times on the week. The senior boasted a .421 average on the week and scored four runs for the Lady Bisons against the Eagles.

Kelly Young was a dominant force in the pitching circle for Lipscomb, pitching 16.1 innings in three game appearances for the Bisons. Young won two games for the home team against FGCU, both complete games, boasting a 0.58 ERA in the process. In the senior's 16.1 innings, she struck out 17 batters, increasing her total to 135 on the season. 

Atlantic Sun Softball Player of the Week - April 4, 2016
Brittany Elmore, Lipscomb
Senior | Infielder/Outfielder | Mount Juliet, Tenn. | Elementary Education
- Second Career Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honor
- Recorded at least one hit in all five games this week
- Recorded two hits in three contests, twice vs. FGCU
- Stole three bases from the leadoff spot for the Bisons
- Batted .421 on the week, now at .344 on the season
- Scored four runs in Lipscomb's two wins vs. FGCU

Other Nominees: Louie Ross, FGCU; Rachel Dennis, Kennesaw State; Ashley Niesman, North Florida; Ashly Smith, Stetson

Atlantic Sun Softball Pitcher the Week - April 4, 2016
Kelly Young, Lipscomb
Senior | Madison, Miss. | Exercise Science 
- Fifth Career Atlantic Sun Player of the Week honor
- Won two games in the weekend A-Sun series vs. FGCU
- Both victories were complete games with a 0.58 ERA
- Threw 16.1 innings in five games on the week
- Struck out a total of 17 batters allowing just five runs
- Has thrown 135 K's this year, second most in the A-Sun

Other Nominees: Riley Randolph, FGCU; Logan Green, North Florida

Date Player of the Week Pitcher of the Week
Feb. 15 Danielle Baker, Jacksonville Brooke Hutto, Stetson
Feb. 22 Amy Szymanowski, USC Upstate Victoria Brown, Jacksonville
Feb. 29 Racquel Fournet, FGCU

Logan Viers, Kennesaw State
Holly McKinnon, USC Upstate 

March 7 Ryan Rector, USC Upstate Brooke Hutto, Stetson
March 14 Kara Chambers, Kennesaw State Holly McKinnon, USC Upstate
Tori Perkins, Stetson 
March 21 Ryan Rector, USC Upstate
Ashly Smith, Stetson 
Holly McKinnon, USC Upstate
March 28 Racquel Fournet, FGCU Riley Randolph, FGCU
April 4 Brittany Elmore, Lipscomb Kelly Young, Lipscomb

Read more on this week's Atlantic Sun Weekly Winners:Brittany Elmore, LipscombKelly Young, LipscombJustin Etts, NJITChris Erwin, Kennesaw StateBrooks Wilson, Stetson

Posted by Atlantic Sun Conference on Monday, April 4, 2016