Athlete of the week: Abigail Tolbert, softball

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Richard Crank

Marshall pitcher Abigail Tolbert (00) throws a pitch during the Thundering Herd's game against Charlotte at Dot Hicks Field on April 14, 2018.

Tolbert pitched 16 shutout innings across a three-game sweep of Conference USA foe Middle Tennessee, earning the win in all three games against the Blue Raiders. Tolbert followed that by pitching a complete game against Morehead State, allowing one run against the Eagles.