Nicole Morgan named SEC player of the week

Nicole Morgan

Texas A&M senior catcher Nicole Morgan was the Southeastern Conference softball player of the week after hitting a pair of three-run homers to help the Aggies bounce back from a 7-0 Friday-night loss to beat Missouri twice.

Morgan, thanks to five walks, had a .533 on-base percentage for the week along with a .900 slugging percentage.

Ole Miss senior Carly Hummel was the SEC pitcher of the week. She threw the a perfect game against Utah State, which was the program’s first, and she followed that with a 2-0 victory over top-ranked Florida. Hummel struck out 12 batters in each game.

Auburn infielder Kasey Cooper was the freshman of the week with two home runs and five runs batted in against LSU.

Tennessee freshman designated hitter Nick Senzel was the SEC baseball player of the week. He batted .417 with seven runs batted in as the Vols took two games from LaSalle and won two of three at Arizona State.

LSU junior right-hander Aaron Nola was the SEC pitcher of the week as he pitched eight shutout innings against Purdue, stretching his scoreless streak to 53. Nola, 4-0, hasn’t allowed an earned run since last year’s SEC tournament.

Georgia right-handed pitcher Robert Tyler is the freshman of the week. He pitched eight scoreless innings, but got no-decision in a victory over Georgia Tech.

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