April 17, 2007, Greencastle, Ind. - Two DePauw student-athletes have been selected Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference Players of the Week.
Sophomore catcher Rachel Gill was named a Tri-Offensive Player of the Week along with Centre's Monica Vonderbrink and Hendrix's Kim Tallent.
Gill hit .615 (8-13) with nine runs scored and six RBI as the Tigers swept Rhodes in a four-game SCAC East series. She had a double and a three-run home run among her eight hits.
For the season, Gill is hitting an SCAC-leading .471 and also leads the league in runs scored (34), hits (48) and total bases (77) and is second in the league in slugging percentage (.755), on-base percentage (.513) and runs batted in (41). Gill has 10 doubles (fourth in the SCAC), five triples (tied for third) and three home runs (tied for fifth).
Freshman Megan Soultz was named SCAC Co-Pitcher of the Week along with Trinity's Erin Mulvey.
Soultz went 2-0 on the week, tossing 14.0 innings of shutout ball while racking up eight strikeouts against no walks. She allowed just eight hits on the week.
For the season, Soultz is 12-2 on the mound and leads the league in ERA (0.65) and opponent's batting average (.147). She is second in wins, seventh in innings pitched (86.0) and third in strikeouts (103).