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UIC’s Wedl, UCLA’s Garcia garner 2018 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division I weekly honors

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – UIC’s Kayla Wedl and UCLA’s Rachel Garcia were named Louisville/Slugger NFCA Division I National Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for games played April 9-15.

Selected Top Performances
Paige Rauch, Fordham
– .667, 4 H,3 HR, 5 RBI, 6 BB, .833 OBP, 2.500 SLG, 1-0, 1 H, SHO, 1 BB, 5 K; Missy Nunes, Oregon State– .889, 8 H, 2 2B, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 4 H, 1.778 SLG, .909 OBP, 0 K; Kelly Barnhill, Florida– 2-0, 0.50 ERA, 2H, 1 R, 21 K, .045 opp BA; Brielle Pietrafesa, Hofstra– .600, 9 H, 2 2B, 3 HR, 10 RBI, 7 R; Kristi DiMeo, Drexel– .400, 10 H, 3 2B, 5 HR, 11 RBI; Manda Cash, Dayton– 3-0, 0.35 ERA, SHO, 18 K, 20 IP; Kirtlyn Bohling, Weber State– 2-0 0.00 ERA, 23 K, 2 CG, 15.2 IP; Gretchen Bowie, St. John’s– .571, 3 HR, 3B, 8 RBI, 5 R, 1.357 SLG; Nicole Newman, Drake– 1-0, 0.00 ERA, no-hitter with 18 Ks vs. Valparaiso; Caroline Smith, Campbell– .692, 9 H, 2B, 3B, 3 HR, 9 RBI, 8 R, 1.615 SLG, .706 OBP; Amber Fiser, Minnesota– 2-0, 0.00 ERA, CG, 10 K, 1 BB, 7 H, 14 IP; Katie Duncan, Harvard– 2-0, SV, 0.00 ERA, 8 K, .179 opp BA; Vanessa Shippy, Oklahoma State– .579, 11 H, 2 2B, 6 R, .600 OBP, 5 multi-hit games.