Barton's Onega and Erskine's Hendrix Named Conference Carolinas Softball Players of the Week

HIGH POINT, N.C. – Barton College's Jessica Onega was named the Conference Carolinas Softball Player of the Week, while Erskine College's Morgan Hendrix was tabbed the Conference Carolinas Softball Pitcher of the Week for games played Mar. 5-11, the Conference announced today.

A junior from Belle Glade, Fla., Onega batted .684 with 13 hits (4 2B, 1 HR) and 12 RBI last week for the Bulldogs. Her performance led Barton to a 4-2 week.

Onega currently has a .432 batting average with five doubles and 17 RBI. Her RBI total ranks second in Conference Carolinas, while her five doubles rank ninth. 

Hendrix, a freshman from Kershaw, S.C., notched her second POTW honor this season after posting a 3-0 record last week. She threw three complete games, 22 innings in total, letting up six total runs and five walks. Hendrix managed a 1.59 ERA for the week with 22 strikeouts.

Hendrix ranks second in Conference Carolinas in ERA (1.21), while ranking third in wins (6), strikeouts (60) and strikeouts per game (6.60).


Also nominated for Softball Player of the Week: Alexis Pereiro (Belmont Abbey), Jaelin Griffin (North Greenville), Brittany Rhinehardt (Erskine), Kayla Allen (Mount Olive) & Hannah Riddle (King)

Also nominated for Softball Pitcher of the Week: Ivorie Maltby (Belmont Abbey) & Brooklyn Fort (North Greenville)

2018 Softball Players of the Week

Week One (Feb. 6) - Jordan Blake (Barton)
Week Two (Feb. 13) - Taylor Koon (North Greenville)
Week Three (Feb. 20) - Kate Lee (North Greenville)
Week Four (Feb. 27) - Hannah Riddle (King)
Week Five (Mar. 6) - Jaelin Griffin (North Greenville)
Week Six (Mar. 13) - Jessica Onega (Barton)

2018 Softball Pitchers of the Week
Week One (Feb. 6) - Morgan Hendrix (Erskine)
Week Two (Feb. 13) - Amanda Coffrin (North Greenville)
Week Three (Feb. 20) - Kara Cunningham (Lees-McRae)
Week Four (Feb. 27) - Amanda Coffrin (North Greenville)
Week Five (Mar. 6) - Courtney Smith (Limestone)
Week Six (Mar. 13) - Morgan Hendrix (Erskine)