Oklahoma Baptist center fielder Ashley Clifton and Lubbock Christian pitcher Sarah Mendez are Sooner Athletic Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week for April 9-16.
Clifton, a senior from Joshua, Texas, batted .500 (7-14) with three doubles, a home run and six RBI in a sweep of Mid-America Christian and split with No. 17 Southern Nazarene. She also scored four times and had a .929 slugging percentage.
Mendez, a junior from Azle, Texas, was 2-0 with a save, pitching 19.2 scoreless innings while fanning 28 batters. She limited opponents to five walks and five hits on the week against Rogers State, No. 18 St. Gregory's and Texas-Permian Basin.