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Gamecocks named SEC Players of the Week

Ansley Ard (Source: South Carolina Athletics) Ansley Ard (Source: South Carolina Athletics)
Jon Jones (Source: South Carolina Athletics) Jon Jones (Source: South Carolina Athletics)
COLUMBIA, SC (WIS) -

Two Gamecocks have been named SEC Players of the Week in their respective sports.

Gamecock senior softball centerfielder Ansley Ard earned the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week honors after her two game-winning home runs, including a walk-off blast to down No. 12/12 Georgia on Sunday night, as part of South Carolina’s three wins.

On the baseball side, Senior catcher Jon Jones batted .409 in the Gamecocks' last five wins including a series sweep against No. 13 Arkansas. Jones leads the SEC in batting average (.422) and is tied for the league lead with six home runs and 57 total bases. He ranks third in RBIs (31), third in on-base percentage (.515), fourth in slugging percentage (.687).

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