Riddle tabbed Conference Carolinas Player of the Week

Photo: Danielle Stauffer
Photo: Danielle Stauffer

BRISTOL, Tenn. – Hannah Riddle led the King University softball team to a big week, including a sweep of 18th-ranked Limestone College. For the week she posted a slugging percentage of 1.222 and belted a two-run home run in King's opening game victory over Limestone, earning her Conference Carolinas Player of the Week honors.

Riddle stretched her hitting streak to 14 games, her longest career hitting streak as she hit safely in all four games last week for the Tornado. She drove in one and scored one in game one at Lees-McRae College before going 3-for-3 in game two. In the contest she posted two doubles and scored a pair of runs.

Riddle started game one against 18th-ranked Limestone with a two-run home run in King's 3-1 victory. In the nightcap she went 1-for-2 and scored twice, helping King to the 4-3 win and the sweep. For the week she went 6-for-9 with six runs scored and four runs batted in while walking five times, posting a batting average of .667, on base percentage of .786 and slugging percentage of 1.222.

King returns to action on Tuesday when they travel to Winston-Salem State University. First pitch is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. from Winston-Salem, N.C.

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