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Friudenberg, Davis Garner Weekly Honors
February 28, 2017
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Shelby Friudenberg (Baylor) was named Big 12 Softball Player of the week along with Tiarra Davis (Texas) as Pitcher of the Week. Friudenberg led her team to a Week 3 sweep, while Davis earned two complete games against two top-20 opponents in the NFCA poll. This marks the second career honor for both.

PLAYER OF THE WEEK
Shelby Friudenberg, Baylor, Jr., Bruceville, Texas
  • Hit .400 on the week with a .850 slugging mark to lead the Bears to a 7-0 weekend.
  • Slammed three home runs, her first on the season, including two in an 8-0 win over Massachusetts.
  • Became the fifth player in program history to hit 30-plus home runs in her collegiate career, now sitting at 32.
  • Drove in nine RBI and scored three times, with eight hits in 20 at-bats to only one strikeout.

PITCHER OF THE WEEK
Tiarra Davis, Texas, Sr., Henderson, Texas

  • The senior helped lead UT at the prestigious Mary Nutter Classic by tossing a pair of complete games during victories over No. 20/22 Missouri and No. 15/13 Tennessee for the first Longhorn win over a top-15 team since 2015.
  • Limited Missouri to just one earned run while striking out a season-high seven batters.
  • Notched an RBI single during UT’s six-run, sixth-inning outburst to break away from the Tigers.
  • Pitched a complete-game to hand the No. 15/13 Volunteers their second loss of the season, allowing one earned run on five hits.



BIG 12 SOFTBALL WEEKLY AWARDS

Date Player Pitcher
February 14 Taylor Dodson, KU, UT, Sr. Alexis Reid, KU, So.
February 21 Sami Williams, ISU, 2B, So. Emma Hylen, ISU, So.
February 28 Shelby Friudenberg, BU, IF, Jr. Tiarra Davis, UT, Sr.

 

 

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