Owen earns Big South Player of the Week honor

Gardner-Webb sophomore Autumn Owen has been named the Big South Softball Player of the Week.

The former Polk County standout helped the Runnin’ Bulldogs to a 4-1 start with a .643 batting average, 11 RBI, four walks, three doubles, one triple and two home runs. In a 19-1 win over Maryland Eastern Shore, she recorded three hits and five RBI with two stolen bases.

Owen then tallied three hits, three RBI and a home run in a 13-2 win against Canisius. Against UMES on Sunday, she had two hits with two RBI and a triple to help Gardner-Webb to a 9-1 victory.

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