USF's Lauren Evans named AAC Player of the Week
Bulls junior INF Lauren Evans, who hit .500 in five games this past weekend, has been named American Athletic Conference Player of the Week.
A former Academy at the Lakes star, Evans finished 8-of-16 with four runs scored, a stolen base, sacrifice bunt and no strikeouts during the five-game stretch.
She recorded multi-hit games against Wisconsin, (eight-inning, 3-1 loss), Hofstra (7-5 win) and Oklahoma State (six-inning, 12-4 win). For the season, Evans is hitting .385 with six runs scored.
The Bulls, 2-7 this time a season ago, are 6-3 with one triumph against a ranked foe (No. 6 Michigan).
In other softball news, USF pitching coach Jessica Moore, has been named 2016 USA Softball Female Athlete of the Year.
Moore earned the win for the U.S. national team in the title game of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) Women's World Championship last summer. In 15 total innings, she struck out 23 and allowed three earned runs.