Forest, Va. -- For the third time this season, the Old Dominion Athletic Conference selected senior Mackenzie Chitwood (Ferrum, Va.) as its softball player of the week, the league office announced Monday afternoon.
Chitwood went 4-for-6 in the team's lone doubleheader last week, a sweep of Eastern Mennonite. The first baseman clubbed a pair of home runs and drove in six of Lynchburg's 15 runs on the day.
She is currently hitting .393 and ranks in the top three in all of NCAA Division III in home runs (14), RBI (53) and total bases (102).
Lynchburg's team currently holds a 29-9 record, 12-6 in Old Dominion Athletic Conference play. The Hornets are ranked No. 22 in the latest National Fastpitch Coaches Association top 25 poll.
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