UL sophomore catcher Lexie Elkins


Louisiana Ragin' Cajun sophomore catcher Lexie Elkins was named the Sun Belt Conference softball Player of the Week on Monday.

Elkins was terrific in her first weekend in a Louisiana uniform, going 9-for-19 (.474 avg.) with three home runs and nine RBI's.

The Victoria, Texas native, who played as a freshman at Texas Tech in 2013, also finished with a 1.000 slugging percentage., as well as a .565 on-base percentage, in five games.

Elkins an the Cajuns return to action this weekend, when they play host to the Ragin' Cajuns Invitational at Lamson Park.

Farish Beard of South Alabama won tabbed the conference Pitcher of the Week.