Fastpitch News has released its March 19, 2019 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.
For the second time this year, Garcia earns this honor. Last week against Washington she went 6-10 (.600) with six RBI’s five runs, two home runs, and a double. That is a solid weekend against one of the better pitching staffs in the country.
Yanez was impressive from the circle this past week posting a 3-0 record that was highlighted by a seven-inning perfect game on 3/12/19. For the week she allowed zero earned runs, just three hits and struck out 26 over 19.1 innings of work.
Barnhill was a spark for the Angelo State offense. She went 8-13 (.615) this past weekend. Of her eight hits, six went for extra bases. She hit three home runs, two doubles and a triple resulting in nine RBI’s and eight runs.
Hagood had a strong week posting a 4-0 record. The senior worked 20 innings total allowing just one earned run while striking out 21 to improve to 10-2 on the season.
Thompson is coming off a strong week at the plate going 15-25 (.600). She had two home runs, four doubles and 10 RBI’s while scoring nine runs.
Consistency led Pater to a 3-0 week. The freshman went 18 innings while striking out 13 to just two walks. She also only allowed two earned run on the week.
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Veu was solid last week going 10-16. The sophomore had three doubles, three stolen bases, and a home run. That was all good for two runs and four RBI’s.
Hardy was lights out last week posting a 2-0 record. The first year players also recorded a no-hitter. In 10 total innings of work, she allowed just one hit, zero earned runs and had 24 strikeouts.