Fastpitch News has released its April 25, 2017, NCAA DI Players of the week awards. All nominations will be considered and are due each Monday by 3:00 pm eastern time. Please submit to firstname.lastname@example.org for review.
Louisiana at Lafayette
Sanders continued here impressive season last week in the four games she played. She went 5-for-6 with nine walks, 10 RBI, 13 runs and four home runs. For the week she had an amazing slugging percentage of 2.833, a batting average of .833 and an on-base percentage of .933.
Kelsey Waters (Stetson): Waters batted .700 on the week with one home run and four RBIs. She finished with a 1.200 slugging percentage and .727 on-base percentage for the week.
Kylie Holton (Morehead State): Holton hit a perfect 6-for-6 and a batting average of 1.000, including a grand slam, in a doubleheader against Southeast Missouri on Saturday.
Groenewegen had one of her most impressive weeks in the circle ever with two wins against Iowa and one against Wisconsin. She went 3-0 and had 35 strikeouts while only walking two batters and not allowing a run.
Kelly Barnhill (Florida): Barnhill had another strong week going 2-0 with 25 strikeouts over 12 innings. She allowed zero earned runs, walked just one and allowed only four hits.
Kelsey Kessler (Cal State Fullerton): Kessler went 3-0 this past week. She did not allow a run in 14.1 innings pitched over the three appearances and struck out 15.