Clarksville, Ark.-Sophomore first baseman Erica Newell was named American Southwest Conference East Division Hitter of the Week after leading the Lady Eagles to a 4-0 record last week.
Newell, a native of Panama, Oklahoma, recorded three multiple-hit games to help the Lady Eagles to a pair of doubleheader sweeps against Hendrix College and Westminster College last week. Newell hit .533 (8-for-15) with two doubles and a triple, scoring six runs and driving in another four over the four-game stretch. She tallied 13 total bases and stole three bases in the four games. Newell currently leads the team in hits (8), slugging percentage (.800), runs (6), RBI (4) and total bases (13). Her .533 batting average ranks her third on the team. Newell is a graduate of Panama High School.