Fastpitch News has released its April 9, 2018, College Softball 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.
Martinez was red hot last week going 10-18 (.555) at the plate. She had three doubles, three home runs, and two walks. All of that was good for 18 RBI’s and eight runs on the week.
Ellyson was 3-0 with a save this past week. The junior threw a total of 22 and allowed just one earned runs, allowed nine hits while striking out 28 on the week.
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Arguelles was impressive this past week going 10-16 (.625). The senior hit two doubles, a triple and stole four bases. That performance was good for 11 RBI’s and six runs.
Pautz looked strong posting a 3-0 record this past week. Overall she threw 18.1 innings allowed zero earned runs and struck out 29.
Rhodes swung a great bat this past week going 8-12 (.666). She posted three doubles and two home runs. That was good for nine RBI’s and four runs.
Jones was hard to hit this past week going 2-0 with a save. The junior went 17 innings total allowing just one earned run while striking out 26.
Martin was on fire this past week going 8-10 (.800) with five walks. Most impressive was the three home runs, six runs and 17 RBI’s she posted.
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Swafford was solid in the circle going 2-0 last week needing just 10 innings to secure the two complete games. She allowed just one earned run, one walk and struck out 16.