ASHEVILLE, N.C. - Taylor Nix of Truett McConnell University and Maddie Evans of Reinhardt University are the Appalachian Athletic Conference Softball Pitcher and Player of the Week, the league announced Monday.

This is the second edition of the weekly honors for the 2017 season. The next set of awards will be announced on March 20.

AAC Pitcher of the Week

Taylor Nix - Truett McConnell - Soph. - Jefferson, Ga.

  • Recorded two complete-game victories in AAC play this week.
  • Struck out 1 in a 3-2 win over St. Andrews.
  • Fanned 3 batters in a 7-3 win over Point.
  • This is her first weekly honor this season.

AAC Player of the Week

Maddie Evans - Reinhardt - Sr. - Rincon, Ga.

  • Batted .561 with 1 home run and 11 RBIs as Reinhardt went 10-2 last week.
  • Scored 13 runs and walked 4 times on the week.
  • Has an 18-game hitting streak going with 10 multi-hit games within that streak.
  • This is her first weekly award this season.
Softball Players of the Week
DatePitcher (School)Player (School)
March 6Brennan Broadway (St. Andrews)Amber Anderson (Point)
March 13Taylor Nix (Truett McConnell)Maddie Evans (Reinhardt)