CONWAY (Log Cabin Democrat) - Central Baptist College's Kayla Lucas has been named the NAIA National Softball Player of the Week.
Lucas, a senior third baseman from Marion, led Central Baptist offensively during an 8-0 week. The fifth-ranked Mustangs defeated teams such as No. 8 Oklahoma City and No. 24 Columbia (Mo.).
From the plate, she batted .591 (13-for-22), including 10 extra-base hits (six home runs and four doubles). She compiled 22 RBI, scored 15 times and had nine walks. In the 6-1 road win at Oklahoma City on April 15, she smashed a grand slam in the top of the eighth inning.
Overall, she posted five games with multi-hits, including a 3-for-3 effort in the 8-0 victory against Bacone.