Payton Anderson was named Player of the Week last week for the American Midwest Conference after totaling three doubles and two home runs.
Anderson is a 2012 graduate of Gillespie High School and is currently on a softball scholarship at Missouri Baptist University where she is a junior. Anderson’s concentration is sports management with a minor in business.
Anderson is the team’s catcher and was hitting .339 at the time of publication with seven home runs on the season and 25 RBIs in the team’s first 22 contests. She has five doubles and a .780 slugging percentage. While catching, she has 15 assists and 61 putouts.
MBU’s softball team is 14-8 on the season with a 9-3 conference record. The team’s season will be ending at the end of April with their final two games scheduled against Blackburn on April 27.
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