Lauren Burns Named SLC Hitter Of The Week Again

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FRISCO -- After helping Sam Houston State to a 5-1 record last week, Lauren Burns was named Aeropostale Southland Conference Hitter of the Week today. Burns earns her second honor of the season, first earning it on April 2, while Ray also wins her second of the year, earning the honor of February 13.

Burns led Sam Houston to Southland series victories over Stephen F. Austin State and Texas-San Antonio to clinch post-season tournament berth and keep Bearkats in second place in league race.

She hit the game-winning home run in 4-3 victory over SFA Thursday to
complete series sweep over Lumberjacks, finishing with two RBI and two home runs in the game . She also had two hits in the first two games against UTSA, finishing with a double and a home run in game one, while adding a double in game two.

On the season, Burns is hitting .307, with 42 hits and 23 RBI.