Athlete of the Week
Junior softball player Kayla Folds is the LaGrange College Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 1. She was also named the Great South Athletic Conference Pitcher of the Week. Folds helped lead the Panthers to a 5-1 record during the week, including 4-0 in the GSAC.
Folds went 3-0 with three complete games and three shutouts. In 19 innings, she allowed 11 hits, did not walk a batter and struck out 24. Opponents had a .159 batting average against her. Folds threw a one-hitter against Wesleyan and finished her week with a two-hitter against Berry.
At the plate, Folds was 8-for-18 (.444) with six runs scored, a triple and seven RBIs. She had four RBIs in a 8-1 win over Covenant.
In her last five starts, Folds is 4-1 with a 0.84 earned run average. She is second in the GSAC with 94 strikeouts in 111 innings of work.