TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (February 7, 2017) – Tallahassee Community College softball standout Kristin Gunter was recognized by Fastpitch News on Monday, earning Co-National Player of the Week honors for the NJCAA division.
Gunter, a sophomore third baseman from Pensacola, Fla., earned the award after a record-setting weekend at the Triple Crown College Classic, where she helped the Eagles to three wins in four games.
Gunter batted .400 (6-for-15) during the weekend event with six runs scored, four home runs and nine RBIs.
Gunter hit a school-record three home runs in Saturday's 14-1 win over St. Johns River State College. She homered in three consecutive innings, beginning with a solo shot in the third then added three-run homers in both the fourth and fifth innings to cap a seven-RBI game.
On Sunday, she added her fourth home run of the weekend in Tallahassee's 13-0 victory over Palm Beach State College and also helped the Eagles to a 6-0 win over NJCAA No. 13 Indian River State College.
Gunter is currently batting .462 with four home runs and 11 RBIs through eight games.
She shared Player of the Week honors with Angelina (Texas) College's Lynsey Mitchell.