McNeese’s Poullard named SLC Hitter of the Week

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FRISCO, Texas — McNeese outfielder Jil Poullard has been named the Southland Conference Softball Hitter of the Week, the league announced Monday.

Poullard, a freshman from Moss Bluff, helped McNeese to a series sweep over Abilene Christian over the weekend to improve to 22-21 overall and 12-6 in league play.

The right fielder posted a .500 (5 for 10) batting average, .800 slugging percent, .583 on base percent, with one home run, 5 RBI, four runs scored, and two stolen bases.

Her walk-off homerun in the sixth inning in Saturday’s 8-0 series finally win helped the Cowgirls clinch the series sweep over the Wildcats.

Poullard is the first Cowgirl to earn the conference honor this season.

True freshman Ashley Vallejo earned Pitcher of the Week honorable mention honors.

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