Softball Freshman of the Week: Rayni Newman, Francis Marion

Softball Freshman of the Week: Rayni Newman, Francis Marion

Newman hit .385 in four games for the Patriots, crushing two home runs and driving in six.  The freshman second baseman from Longs, S.C., was 4-for-7 in a doubleheader split with Georgia Southwestern, homering in both games and driving in three in each contest.  She tripled against Columbus State in her next game and had a 1.000 slugging percentage for the week.  Newman stole three bases without being caught, scored six runs, and made only one error in 20 chances at second base, turning two double plays.  Newman is tied for 14th in the league in home runs.

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