Jenks Swings Second Weekly Award
Monday, March 09, 2009

MACON, Ga. - Preseason All-Conference third baseman Cheyenne Jenks knocked in 14 runs to extend the Eagles winning streak to 17 with a 6-for-6 weekend at the Pepsi Malihini Kipa Aloha Tournament to earn her second consecutive Player of the Week award, the conference announced Monday.

Jenks, the Hawaii Tournament MVP, led the Eagles offense to a perfect record and batted .526. The art major belted four home runs in the tournament. In an 8-3 win against No. 25 Mississippi State, Jenks went 2-for-4 with a double, home run, two runs scored, and two RBIs. The Naples, Fla., native had her best game in a 16-6 win over Radford, finishing 4-for-4 with two doubles, a home run, four runs scored, and five RBIs. She also racked up ten runs scored through the weekend.

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.