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Austin Peay State University softball player Laurel Burroughs named OVC Player of the Week


Ohio Valley ConferenceBrentwood, TN – After enjoying one of the best offensive days in school history, Austin Peay State University softball player Laurel Burroughs was named adidas® Ohio Valley Conference Player of the Week, as announced by the conference office Monday afternoon.

A sophomore second baseman from Lebanon, TN, Burroughs recorded five hits in seven at bats, Saturday, at Trevecca – a .714 batting average.

APSU Laurel Burroughs

All five hits went for extra bases, including three doubles, a triple and a home run.

She also scored five runs and drove in seven, including in each at-bat of the doubleheader’s second game. Overall she totaled 13 total bases, for a 1.857 slugging percentage, while recording a .750 on-base percentage.

Defensively, Burroughs flawlessly handled all three chances while recording the Lady Govs only stolen base of the twinbill.

It was the first time the sophomore has earned a weekly OVC honor.




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