Pena and Holbrook Named SCAC Softball Players of the Week

Pena and Holbrook Named SCAC Softball Players of the Week

San Antonio - Trinity sophomores Brianna Pena and Allie Holbrook have been tagged as the respective Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Player and Pitcher of the Week.

The two standouts paced the Tigers to a 3-1 record last week. Trinity split a home doubleheader with McMurry (TX) University before sweeping Hardin-Simmons on Saturday. 

Pena batted .625 over the four games, going 10-16 at the plate. The Tiger shortstop also scored six runs, drove in two more, and cracked four doubles, with one in each game.

She hit 3-4 in the opener with McMurry, while scoring two runs. Pena contributed to the split with the War Hawks with a 3-4 performance and two RBI.

In the extra-innings win over Hardin-Simmons, Pena hit 3-5 and scored a pair of critical runs. Trinity was down a run in the seventh and Pena swatted a single and scored a run which sent the game to extra innings. In the ninth, Pena again scored to tie the game, setting up the eventual victory. Finishing the weekend, Pena scored two runs in the six-inning decision over the Cowgirls.

Pena leads the team with a .500 batting average, and has gone 11-22 at the plate. She is tops in doubles with four in her column, and is tied for the lead with seven runs scored.

Holbrook pitched in all four games and sported a 3-1 record. After coming up short in the opener with McMurry, the right-hander earned the win in the remaining three games. Holbrook hurled for 13.1 innings and posted a 1.69 ERA, allowing just three earned runs, while striking out nine players. In the six-inning finale against Hardin-Simmons, Holbrook pitched the entire game and sat down four Cowgirls in the process.

This season, Holbrook is 3-2 over 18.0 innings of work. She has registered a 3.50 ERA and has struck out 11 opposing players.

Trinity stands at 3-3 in the early part of the campaign and is on a three-game win streak. The Tigers head to Austin, Texas, February 26, for a doubleheader with Concordia (TX) University.