MOUNT PLEASANT - Jacque Benedict has been named the State Farm CMU Female Scholar-Athlete of the Week.
Benedict was 11-for-21 (.578) at the plate as CMU finished tied for third at the 24-team adidas Invitational. She had a double, two home runs, six runs scored and seven RBI as CMU finished 6-3 at the event. Benedict is hitting .347 for the season with 17 hits, eight runs and 10 RBI.
Benedict is a senior majoring in sport studies. She maintains a 3.77 grade-point average.
Each week, State Farm will recognize one male and one female student-athlete as its CMU Scholar-Athlete of the Week.