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FPN NCAA DI National Softball Players of the Week 2-21-2017

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Fastpitch News has released its January 30, 2017, Players of the week awards for the NJCAA. This is the first week of the awards. Moving forward we do except weekly nominations. All nominations will be considered and are due each Monday by 3:00 pm eastern time. Please submit to for review.

Player of the Week

Bailey Landry


Landry is coming off an impressive week at the plate. In five games last week she posted 13-for-16 with a .813 batting average with a 1.375 slugging percentage, .778 on-base percentage and 10 RBIs. During the run, she had two doubles, two triples and a home run.  She had multiple hits in four of the five games on the week, including hitting two doubles, two triples and a home run to finish the week 13-for-16 with seven runs scored.

Other Top Performances

Lauren Lindvall – Oregon: Lindvall went 5-for-5 in three games with a walk, a home run and six RBI for the Ducks.

Madison Shaw – Fordham: Shaw slashed .600/.684/.933 over five games this weekend at the Pirate Clash, helping Fordham to a 3-2 record. The junior went 9-for-15 at the plate with 6 RBI, 3 runs, three doubles, a triple, and three walks.

Pitcher of the Week

Sara Groenewegen


Groenewegen looked to be at the top of her game this weekend with three wins helping the Gophers improve to 9-0. In three games she threw 15 innings gave up just one run while striking out 25. In the game against Notre Dame she struck out 15. She also allowed zero walks on the weekend. For the season she is now 5-0 with a 0.76 ERA and 40 strikeouts.

Other Top Performances

Carley Hoover –  LSU: Hoover could be considered a co-pitcher of the week behind here 2-0 record on the weekend. In the first game aginst Louisiana Tech, she threw a no-hitter with 11 strikeouts. In her second outing, she recorded 10 strikeouts against Central Arkansas allowing just one hit.

Devin Brown – South Alabama: Brown recorded three complete games and a pair of shutout wins and a 1.00 earned run average. In her 21.0 innings of work, Brown allowed three runs on eight hits, while striking out 28. This season, Brown has recorded four shutouts, and struck out 53 in her 36.2 innings of work, while posting a 0.57 ERA.


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