The Summit League Announces Week Nine Softball Awards

The Summit League Announces Week Nine Softball Awards

By: Kelly Shipp

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – North Dakota State swept The Summit League Player and Pitcher of the Week honors for the second time this season. Senior Maddie Hansen has been named The Summit League Player of the Week, while senior KK Leddy earns pitcher of the week honors.

North Dakota State's Hansen and Leddy helped lead the Bison to four wins in Seattle including their

18th consecutive victory, the fourth best streak in the NCAA. NDSU's 18 straight wins also set a new Division I program record for consecutive wins. Leddy picked up two wins in the circle for NDSU while Hansen hit over .500 and drove in seven runs.

Player of the Week

Maddie Hansen, North Dakota State

Sr. | Catcher | Ely, Iowa

• She posted a .545 batting average with six hits in 11 at-bats

• Hit one home run with two doubles for a slugging percentage of 1.000

• She scored three runs on the weekend

• In the field she recorded two assists with 22 putouts and one runner caught stealing

• This is her first career player of the week honor

 

Also nominated: Jasmine Lara, Western Illinois; Dustie Durham, South Dakota; Lacey Wilzbacher, Purdue Fort Wayne; Lexi Mayhood, North Dakota; Julia Anderson, South Dakota State

 

Pitcher of the Week

KK Leddy, North Dakota State

Sr. | Pitcher | Middleburg, Fla.

• She threw two complete games, earning two victories

• Gave up one earned run in 12 innings for a 0.58 ERA

• Struck out 10 batters

• This is her fourth career pitcher of the week honor and third of the season

 

Also nominated: Emily Ira, Western Illinois; Dustie Durham, South Dakota; Shaina Eyre, Purdue Fort Wayne; Emily Rosas, North Dakota

 

2019 Summit League Players of the Week

Feb. 11:

Player: Dustie Durham, South Dakota

Pitcher: Lauren McConnell, Purdue Fort Wayne

Feb. 18:

Player: Jamie Holscher, South Dakota

Pitcher: KK Leddy, North Dakota State

Feb. 25:

Player: Jamie Holscher, South Dakota

Pitcher: Alexis Devers, South Dakota

March 4:

Player: Angel Love, North Dakota

Pitcher: Emily Rosas, North Dakota

March 11:

Player: Julia Andersen, South Dakota State

Pitcher: Kendra Conard, South Dakota State

March 18:

Player: Katie Shoultz, North Dakota State

Pitcher: Kara O'Byrne, North Dakota State

March 25:

Player: Jamie Holscher, South Dakota

Pitcher: KK Leddy, North Dakota State

April 1:

Player: Lauren Eamiguel, South Dakota

Pitcher: Alexis Devers, South Dakota

April 8:

Player: Maddie Hansen, North Dakota State

Pitcher: KK Leddy, North Dakota State

 

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