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Kent State’s Speers, UCLA’s Garcia garner 2018 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I weekly honors

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Holly Speers of Kent State and UCLA’s Rachel Garcia were named Louisville/Slugger NFCA Division I National Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for games played April 16-22.

Selected Top Performances
Alexas Romero, Syracuse
– 3-0, 0.70 ERA, 41 K, 7 BB, .063 opp BA; Hayley Norton, Saint Francis (Pa.)– .333, 7 H, 5 HR, 14 RBI, 6 R, 2 SB, 1.048 SLG, .417 OBP; Megan Kleist, Oregon– 2-0, 0.00 ERA, 12 K, 1 BB, SHO v No. 2 Oklahoma; Maddie Westmoreland, Indiana– .636, 7 H, 2 HR, 11 RBI, 3 R, 1.182 SLG, .692 OBP; Jilee Schanda, Boston University– .643, 9 H, 2 2B, 3 3B, 7 RBI, 6 R, 2 SB, 1.214 SLG; Mary Wilson Avant, Georgia– 3-0, 0.39 ERA, 1 R, SHO, 2 CG, 12 K; Morgan Tolle, James Madison– .545, 6 H, 2 HR, 8 RBI, 4 R; Sarah Cornell, Hofstra– 4-0, 3 SHO, 1.31 ERA, 29 K; Megan Dejter, Towson, 3-0, 0.78 ERA, 14 K, 4 H, 18 IP; Tara Trainer, Indiana – 3-1, 0.82 ERA, 2 ER, 21 K, .093 opp BA, 17 IP; Kendyl Scott, Towson– .600, 9 H, 2B, 3B, HR, 9 RBI, 1.000 SLG; Julia DeMartino, Liberty– 3-0, SV, 0.00 ERA, SHO, 23 K, 2 BB, 17.2 IP, .175 opp BA;  Jacquelyn Sertic, North Dakota State– 2-0, 0.00 ERA, 22 K, 3 BB, 7 H, .135 opp BA; Ali DuBois, Boston University– 4-0, 0.88 ERA, 26 K, 4 BB, .141 opp BA; Brielle Pietrafesa, Hofstra– .500, 10 H, 3 2B, 3B, HR, 10 RBI, 7 R, .545 OBP; Gia Rodoni, Baylor– 3-0, 1 R, 21 K, SHO, 20.1 IP, .189 opp BA; Amber Fiser, Minnesota– 3-0, 0.43 ERA, 15 K, 16.1 IP; Amanda Lorenz, Florida– .636, 7 H, 3B, 2 HR, 8 RBI, 7 R; Kiara Oliver, UMass– 2-0, 0.79 ERA, 22 K, 17.2 IP; Maddy Vermejan, Southern Illinois– .556, 3 HR, 10 RBI; Nicole Newman, Drake– 3-0, 3 SHO, 23 K, 1 BB.