For the second time this season, Payton Anderson has been named as the American Midwest Conference softball Player of the Week. The conference office made the announced on Tuesday, April 28 after Anderson batted 12 for 19 in six games.
Anderson, a junior at Missouri Baptist University in St. Louis, is the daughter of Rob and Annie Anderson of Gillespie. After graduating from Gillespie High School in 2012, she signed with MBU to catch for the team. She is currently hitting .466 on the season with 56 hits in 116 at-bats.
During the six-game week last week, Anderson batted .632 with two homeruns, four doubles, nine RBIs while drawing three walks and one intentional walk.
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