DURANT — Following her performance in Southeastern’s sweep of Southern Nazarene, Jessica Simmons has been named the Great American Conference Player of the Week.

DURANT — Following her performance in Southeastern’s sweep of Southern Nazarene, Jessica Simmons has been named the Great American Conference Player of the Week.


Simmons helped the Savage Storm to a sweep of SNU and move their record to 20-7 and 13-3 in GAC play, which moved SOSU back into the league lead.


She batted .667 for the weekend in the leadoff spot, going 6-for-9 with four walks and a sac bunt.


Simmons picked up a double and a triple, and at the end of the third game of the series she connected on her first career home run, a two-run shot in the bottom of the seventh with the Storm trailing by a run to earn the walkoff victory.