From Shorter University Athletics:
Alex Abbey earned the Lady Hawks’ fourth Player of the Week honor from the Gulf South Conference this season, garnering Defensive Player of the Week accolades this week.
In Shorter’s lone game of the week, a win over Lees-McRae, Abbey helped the Lady Hawks to an 11-4 decision; tallying four caused turnovers with five ground balls and three draw controls. Also adding an assist in the game.
On the season, she’s caused 27 turnovers good for 2.08 per game and the most in the Gulf South Conference. While placing fifth in ground balls (38, 2.92 per game) and tenth overall in draw controls (27, 2.08 per game).
Abbey and the Lady Hawks will close out the regular season this week as they take on Montevallo for the second time this season Wednesday, April 13, and again on Saturday, April 16, against Young Harris for hosting rights for the GSC tournament. Both game will be played Ben Brady Field on the campus of Shorter University and both will begin at 5:00pm.