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Raiders Athletics celebrates mid-season success with first player of the week honor

Seminole State College  of Florida softball player Cameryn Strother has been named this week’s statewide National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Region 8/Florida College System Activities Association (FCSAA) Player of the Week.

Cameryn Strother

The sophomore outfielder and Virginia native received the honor for the week of Feb.13-20, for her many contributions on the field with a batting average of .688, six runs scored, three RBIs, one double, one triple and one stolen base. She has played in all 19 games this season and is 14th in the region in hits.

Strother, underwrote the team’s successful undefeated week with a stellar performance in six doubleheader games. Highlights of Strother’s week include five runs in four games, including two runs in a double header against Eastern Florida State College on Feb. 17, and three runs in a double header against Miami Dade College on Feb. 18.

“Cam has worked so hard this year and is very deserving of this award,” says Head Coach Courtney    Miller. “She had an outstanding six games last week at the plate.”

The Raiders (18-1) went 6-0 in last week’s games and are looking to continue a 12-game winning streak against the St. Petersburg College Titans. Fans have 22 more opportunities to see it’s almost Raiders play at home.

Women’s Golf

Seminole State's Tuan-Yu Chiang (74-72-68) posted a 4-under 68 on Tuesday, Feb. 21, to co-champion The Lady Moc Classic at the Grasslands Golf & Country Club in Lakeland, Fla.

Tuan-Yu Chiang

Chiang from Honolulu, Hawaii, and Saint Leo University’s Marie Coors (72-73-69) were co-champions with two-under 214, the first-ever individuals to finish the tournament under par.

“She played smart, strategic golf, leaving herself with easy putts all three days,” says Head Coach Christa Teno. “She took advantage of all the scoring holes and made great decisions on the tough holes, staying away from the big number. She is the hardest worker on the team. It is a huge confidence booster.”

The Raiders return to the green on March 14, in Lake Mary, for the Seminole State Spring Break Invitational at the Timacuan Golf Club.

All Raider home events are free for Seminole State students, faculty and staff with a valid Seminole State ID. Admission is also available to the general public for a small fee. For more information, and to view the Raiders' complete season schedule and results, visit the Athletics home page

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