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FPN NCAA DI National Softball Players of the Week 2-28-2017

NCAA Softball DI POW

Fastpitch News has released its February 28, 2017, Players of the week awards for NCAA DI. 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

Mo Mercado


Mo Mercado had the hot hand this weekend at the Mary Nutter Classic. On the weekend she went 11-for-13 for a .846 batting average. Mercado hit one home run on the weekend, a grand slam against Purdue. She had 11 RBI in total with six runs and three walks as well. So far on the season, she has a slash line of .488/.560/.698. Next up is a three-game series with Texas at home starting Friday.

Nikki Udria – Oregon: Udria went 7-for-11 (.636) with nine RBI this past week. On the week she also had three home runs, three walks and a double.

Elantra Cox – Ole Miss: In five games, she went 10-for-15 with nine runs scored, one double, one RBI and three walks, while going 7-for-7 on the base paths.

Pitcher of the Week

Megan Good

James Madison

Megan Good of James Madison University continues to dominate opponent offenses and tallied her fifth consecutive outing without allowing a run this past weekend. Good played a key role in JMU snapping Auburn’s 13 game win streak on Sunday afternoon at the Tiger Invitational. Good tossed a one-hitter with 10 strikeouts during the shutout victory. The junior who is now 8-0 on the season has now pitched 32.2 consecutive shutout innings. Over her eight starts, Good has allowed just two runs over 51.0 innings for a 0.27 ERA. She has pitched five shutouts while combing for two more. Allowing just 17 hits and 10 walks, Good has struck out 78 batters and has held opponents to a .100 batting average at the plate.

Samantha Show – Texas A&M: Show played a big role in the Aggies success at the Mary Nutter this past weekend as they went a perfect 5-0. She went 2-0 with a 0.69 ERA. Over the 13 innings, she struck out 23.

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