SHAWNEE – Oklahoma Baptist's Dani Manning claimed Great American Conference Softball Freshman of the Week honors, it was announced Monday.

Manning, a freshman catcher who played at Dale, batted .417 with three home runs and six RBIs as Oklahoma Baptist took three of four from Northwestern Oklahoma State. Manning had two home runs and five RBI in the series opener. She also drew four walks and a .562 on-base percentage. Her double and three home runs helped Manning to a 1.225 slugging percentage for the week.

It is the first GAC award for Manning and the first award of the season for OBU softball.