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Lauren Rakes
Lauren Rakes earns her first South Atlantic Conference Pitcher of the Week honor of the season.
photo courtesy of Lenoir-Rhyne Athletics

Rakes Earns SAC Softball Pitcher of the Week for Lenoir-Rhyne

The South Atlantic Conference announced its WePlayed Sports Softball Players of the Week for games played during the third week of the 2024 season. Lenoir-Rhyne’s Lauren Rakes was named the Pitcher of the Week.

Rakes, a graduate student from Hamptonville, N.C., threw 10 innings without allowing an earned run in the win over No. 1 North Georgia. She gave up just five hits and one walk with seven strikeouts for a .60 whip on the week.

The Bears return to action on Thursday when they host Lees-McRae at 2 and 4 p.m.