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Gaynord receives A-Sun POTW honors after dominating weekend
Monday, April 09, 2007
MACON, Ga. (April 9, 2007) - In a week where almost any member of the ETSU softball team could have been named Atlantic Sun Player of the Week, senior Stephanie Gaynord (Manassas, Va.) received the honors by the league office Monday afternoon after her dominating efforts over Belmont and Lipscomb this past weekend.
Gaynord's stats speak for themselves as she posted four outstanding performances over the weekend, hitting an astonishing .833 (10-12) with a double, four home runs, seven RBI and 11 runs scored. The senior leadoff hitter also recorded a massive slugging percentage of 1.917.
The shortstop kicked things off Friday by going a perfect 6-for-6 with two home runs, two RBI and six runs scored as the Bucs swept the Bruins, 10-2 and 13-3. She also tied the school record for most hits in a single game with her 4-for-4 performance in game two against
The Bucs have now won four straight games as they have scored 48 runs on 47 hits over this stretch, and improved to 20-20, 7-3 in the Atlantic Sun, and set a new ETSU record for its offensive output during the four-game stretch.
The Atlantic Sun Conference hands out Player and Pitcher of the Week awards weekly during the 2007 softball campaign.
The 12-member league headquartered in