Columbia College softball player breaks school records, awarded national title

1 week 2 days 22 hours ago April 18, 2017 Apr 18, 2017 Tuesday, April 18 2017 Tuesday, April 18, 2017 4:46:00 PM CDT in Sports
By: Micaela Dea, KOMU 8 Sports Digital Producer

COLUMBIA – Columbia College sophomore infielder Molly Carter was named the NAIA National Softball Player of the Week on Tuesday.

Carter set two new Columbia College records with most home runs in a single season (12) and most RBI’s in a single season (69). Carter helped her team improve to 5-1 this week. She had 20 at-bats with 13 hits, giving her 14 RBI’s. She also had two home runs and three doubles.

Carter averaged 3.3 at-bats, 2.2 hits, 1.0 runs scored. She had a batting average of .650 and a slugging percentage of 1.100.

The Cougars will face Freed-Hardeman University next in a doubleheader on Thursday, April 20 at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m.

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