UHV Softball Player Earns Conference Honor

Flores Named RRAC Player Of Week

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One of the most consistent players for the University of Houston-Victoria Jaguars softball team was recognized for her efforts Monday as Emily Flores was named the Red River Athletic Conference Player of the Week for the Week of March 2-8.

Flores, who has hit safely in 18 of the Jaguars’ 19 games this season, hit safely in all five of the Jaguars’ games this weekend as UHV competed against nationally-ranked competition at the Gulf Shores Invitational in Orange Beach, Ala.

The senior right fielder compiled a 0.563 batting average going 9-for-16 as she led the team with three doubles and shared the lead with three RBI. She also scored three runs and compiled a 0.750 slugging percentage.

Flores leads the team with a 0.452 batting average through 19 games with a team-leading 28 hits, nine doubles and a 0.597 slugging percentage. She is currently fourth in the conference with her 0.452 average.

Our Lady of the Lake’s Ciera Martinez was named the RRAC Pitcher of the Week.

UHV and OLLU square off this weekend in a three-game RRAC series at the Victoria Youth Sports Complex beginning with a doubleheader at 3 p.m. on Friday.