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Bensinger Earns Player of the Week Honor

April 25, 2011  Lynchburg, Va.  RSS
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Ashley Bensinger

Ashley Bensinger

Liberty senior Ashley Bensinger was selected as the Big South Conference Choice Hotels Softball Player of the Week for games played April 18-24, it was announced today by the league office.

Bensinger extended her hitting streak to seven games as she led the Lady Flames with a .611 batting average and 11 hits in 18 at bats in six games last week. 

She registered a hit in every game, including three straight games with a home run.  Bensinger also posted eight RBIs, five runs and three walks. She finished the week with an on base percentage of .682 and a slugging percentage of 1.167, while posting 11 putouts and five assists with no errors at catcher and third base. 

The honor marks Bensinger's second Player of the Week award this year, as she also earned the honor on April 11.

The Lady Flames are back in action Wednesday at home, hosting Virginia Tech in a non-conference doubleheader at 2 p.m.