Hill Named Spartan Athlete of the Week for April 22

YORK, Pa. - Freshman softball player Payton Hill (Staunton, Va./Fort Defiance) has been named the Spartan Athlete of the Week for the week ending April 21.

Hill led the Spartans to four wins for the week with a fantastic individual week as the freshman designated player hit .467 with 12 RBI, five runs scored, four doubles, and three home runs in eight games. Hill went 14-for-30 at the plate as she notched a .900 slugging percentage and a .500 on-base percentage.

Hill had her biggest game of the week in the win over Washington College on Friday as she went 3-for-4 with two doubles and a career-high six RBI. She also had three hits in the openers of the Bridgewater and Misericordia double headers. She had a hit in every game for the week while she homered in three straight games during the week.

Hill is a nursing major and the daughter of Max and Cari Hill.