Honnold Named SEC Co-Player of the Week

COLUMBIA, Mo. – University of Missouri softball junior Alex Honnold was named the SEC Co-Player of the Week, the Southeastern Conference announced Monday.

Honnold registered a .643 batting average, 1.357 slugging percentage and a .762 on-base percentage as the Tigers went 6-0 this past week in Florida.

The West Des Moines, Iowa, centerfielder, was 9-for-14 at the dish, compiling 10 RBI, nine runs, four doubles and two home runs over the six games. She also earned six walks including four against Pittsburgh on Feb. 17 and was 4-for-5 on stolen base attempts.

Honnold opened the week, batting 2-for-2 at No. 20 UCF on Feb. 15 with a double and a homer to go with a career-best matching four RBI and three runs.

She also added a 3-for-3 performance against FIU on Feb. 18 with a double and three RBI.

Honnold concluded the Panther Invitational with a season-best matching 3-for-4 day at the plate in the Championship Final against Pittsburgh on Feb. 19. She hit a pair of doubles and a homer with three RBI in the victory.

For Honnold, the SEC Player of the Week laurel is the first in her career at Mizzou.


  • The No. 23 Tigers next head to Palm Springs, California, for the Mary Nutter Cathedral City Collegiate Classic, its third non-conference tournament of the season. The Tigers will face Cal Poly, BYU, 19/24 Oregon State, 24/22 Oregon, and Long Beach State over the three-day tournament Feb. 23-25. 


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