Southeastern players pick up weekly awards


DURANT — Southeastern’s Mindy McElroy has been named the Great American Conference Pitcher of the Week following a four-game sweep of Southern Arkansas in the league opening series.

Also, in baseball, Southeastern’s Tucker Alexander has been named the GAC Player of the Week following his performance in helping the Savage Storm to a 4-1 record on the week.

McElroy turned in a 3-0 weekend with a save to help the No. 2-ranked Savage Storm get off to a 4-0 record in GAC play. She posted a 0.75 ERA over four appearances with two starts and she tossed 18.2 innings over four games. McElroy also chipped in at the plate with four hits in 10 at-bats that included a double and an RBI.