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Katelyn Rackard
Katelyn Rackard had six hits combined in the two games played with two runs scored and three RBI in Saturday's doubleheader.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Rackard Named South Atlantic Conference Softball Player of the Week

Lenoir-Rhyne’s Katelyn Rackard was selected as the South Atlantic Conference Varsity Gems Softball Player of the Week for games played during week nine of the 2023 season, the Conference office announced today.

Rackard, a sophomore from Lexington, N.C., had four straight multi-hit games including a pair of three hit games against UVA Wise. She hit .769 this week with three homeruns, six runs scored, and six RBIs.

Rackard is the first Bear to earn conference player of the week honors for the season. Lenoir-Rhyne has had four conference pitcher of the week honors this season. The first week of the season, Lauren Rakes earned the award, while Morgan Beeler won the previous three straight weeks.