Barry Poyner, professor of communication, will have a book released in July, “Aim for Restoration,” from 21st Century Christian Publishing Co, Nashville, Tenn.

Softball player Christa Reisinger was named GLVC Player of the Week, her league-leading third of the season and seventh of her career. She also was named Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division II Player of the Week for the first time in her career. For the week of April 9-15, Truman went 6-0 to run its winning streak to nine games, and Reisinger was at the forefront of it all. In those six victories, the senior centerfielder hit .750 (12-for-16) with a 1.563 slugging percentage and on-base percentage of .818. Reisinger racked up 15 runs scored, two triples, three home runs, 10 RBI, 25 total bases, five walks, one hit-by-pitch, only one strikeout and eight stolen bases in eight attempts. As of April 18, among the GLVC’s statistical leaders, Reisinger is first in batting average (.576), first in slugging (.958), first in on-base percentage (.630), first in runs scored (56), first in hits (68), first in stolen bases (40), tied for first in home runs (9), and tied for second in triples (5). Taking it up to the national level, the Winfield, Mo., native is first in on-base percentage, first in runs per game (1.51), second in average, third in stolen bases per game (1.08), fourth in total bases (113), fifth in slugging, seventh in hits and 22nd in triples. 

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