Big Rapids, Mich. - Ferris State University sophomore first baseman Sarah Meredith (Rogers City) has been tabbed as this week's Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) Softball Player of the Week.
Meredith had a huge day in the Bulldogs' league road split at Tiffin on Sunday (April 8) as she compiled six hits, six RBI's, two home runs and a double while batting .750 for the twinbill in Ohio.
The sophomore standout notched three RBI's in both games and had a homer in each contest as the Bulldogs compiled 15 runs and 22 hits in the two-game set while nearly pulling off the sweep. She totaled three hits in game one, including a home run and a double as the Bulldogs fell 8-7 after holding a six-run lead going into the final at-bat.
She then came back with three more hits, three RBI's, a homer and a run scored in a decisive 8-2 in the nightcap.
Overall, she accounted for 13 total bases with three extra base hits and scored twice in eight plate appearances. She compiled a 1.625 slugging percentage and a .750 on-base effort wihle owning a .941 fielding percentage with 16 put-outs as FSU returned to action for the first time in more than a week.
The Bulldogs are slated to host Davenport in a two-game league set this Wednesday (April 11) with first pitch for game one set for 2:30 p.m. (ET) at the FSU Softball Field and game two to follow at approximately 4:30 p.m. (ET).