Ge­or­gia State’s Catherine Lee earns sec­ond Rookie of the Week award

East­side alum ex­celling in her first sea­son

The Covington News - - Sports -

AT­LANTA — Ge­or­gia State’s Catherine Lee was named Colo­nial Ath­letic As­so­ci­a­tion soft­ball Rookie of the Week, the league of­fice an­nounced.

The fresh­man catcher from Cov­ing­ton earns the Rookie of the Week honor for the sec­ond time this sea­son.

Lee bat­ted .500 ( 9for- 18) with two home runs, eight RBI and five runs scored in five games last week, in­clud­ing three Ge­or­gia State ( 25- 8 over­all, 4- 2 CAA) vic­to­ries. She belted her 10th and 11th homers of the sea­son to move within one of the Pan­thers’ sea­son record. She is also near­ing the school record for RBI in a sea­son.

Lee, who at­tended East­side High School, leads the CAA in RBI ( 46) and runs scored ( 38) while rank­ing sec­ond in homers. She is bat­ting .407 with a team- lead­ing .778 slug­ging per­cent­age.


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