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Courtney Platt Earns A-Sun Player of the Week
Monday, February 16, 2009
Courtney Platt earned her first career A-Sun POW after her performances for the Eagles last week.
Courtney Platt earned her first career A-Sun POW after her performances for the Eagles last week.

FORT MYERS, Fla. - Courtney Platt proved to be the hitting star for the FGCU offense, collecting nine RBI, to earn her first career Player of the Week honor, the conference announced Monday.

Platt led the Eagles to a 4-1 finish at the Blue & Gold Felsberg Memorial Tournament hosted by FIU. The sophomore finished the week with a pair of home runs (the first home runs of her collegiate career), a .571 batting average, a .647 on-base percentage, and a 1.286 slugging percentage. The Naples, Fla., native also had nine RBI, scored five runs, hit four doubles, and stole one base.

The Atlantic Sun Conference is an 11-member league committed to Building Winners for Life. The A-Sun stands for achievement with integrity in both the academic and athletic arenas, with a focus on the balance between the two for our student-athletes. Headquartered in Macon, Ga., the A-Sun boasts six of the top eight media markets in the Southeast. The A-Sun includes a blend of the most prestigious and dynamic private and public institutions in the region: Belmont University, Campbell University, East Tennessee State University, Florida Gulf Coast University, Jacksonville University, Kennesaw State University, Lipscomb University, Mercer University, University of North Florida, University of South Carolina Upstate and Stetson University.