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Royer, Pena | Athletes of the Week

By on June 4, 2013 at 8:48 pm
Columbia's Alexis Royer (right) and Taryn Pena (left) are this week's R-T Athletes of the Week. (Teryn Schaefer photos)

Columbia’s Alexis Royer (left) and Taryn Pena (right) are this week’s R-T Athletes of the Week. (Teryn Schaefer photos)

Columbia softball players Alexis Royer and Taryn Pena are this week’s Republic-Times Athletes of the Week.

The pair helped score Columbia’s three runs in their, 4-3 9-inning, sectional championship loss to Alton Marquette.

Both Royer and Pena currently lead in nine and 10 of the 13 hitting statistic categories in the metro area, respectively, as the top few in several categories, including: doubles leaders — Royer, 22 (1st), Pena, 19 (2nd); RBI leaders — Pena, 55 (1st), Royer, 46 (3rd); runs scored — Royer, 53 (2nd); slugging percentage — Pena, .1070 (1st); on-base percentage — Pena, .622 (3rd).

To read more on Columbia’s sectional game, click here.

Congratulations girls, good luck on your future endeavors!



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Teryn Schaefer

Teryn was born and raised in Waterloo, growing up watching local sports and Mon-Clair baseball. She is a graduate of the University of Missouri Journalism School and loves cheering on her Tigers any chance she gets.