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Mizzou softball standout earns third freshman of the week honors

COLUMBIA, Mo. (KMIZ)

Mizzou softball standout Jenna Laird earned SEC Freshman of the Week honors for the third time this season on Tuesday afternoon.

The New York native drove in the game-winning run on Sunday to clinch a three-game series sweep over Mississippi State. Laird went 6-for-13 in MU's four games last week. She hit two home runs and finished with five RBI.

ABC 17's Nathalie Jones featured Laird's journey from the East Coast to Columbia on SportsZone Sunday night. You can watch the story in the video player below.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jcBtMWsecYQ

Up next - Mizzou will host UMKC on Wednesday at 3 p.m. The Tigers are 32-10 overall and 10-5 in the SEC.

College Sports / Mizzou Softball / Mizzou Tigers / Sports

Andrew Kauffman

Andrew Kauffman is ABC 17’s sports director. He started working at the station in 2015.

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