The Summit League Announces Week 12 Softball Awards

The Summit League Announces Week 12 Softball Awards

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – North Dakota sweeps The Summit League weekly awards for the second time this season. Fighting Hawk sophomore Jailene Carpio and junior Nikki Pica have been named The Summit League Player and Pitcher of the Week.

North Dakota snapped two streaks this weekend, their seven-game losing streak and South Dakota State's seven-game winning streak. Carpio and Pica were instrumental in the Fighting Hawks series victory over the Jackrabbits while also helping UND clinch a spot into the Summit League Softball Championship in their first year in the league. North Dakota's series victory also helped the program eclipse the 20-win mark for the third consecutive season.

Player of the Week

Jailene Carpio

So. | Infield | Phoenix, Ariz.

• Posted a .778 batting average with seven hits in nine at-bats

• She hit one home run and drove in two runs and added one double while scoring three runs

• Had an on-base percentage of .818 and a slugging percentage of 1.222

• This is her first career player of the week honor

 

Also nominated: Lauren Watson, Purdue Fort Wayne; Vanessa Anderson, North Dakota State; Peyton Daugherty, South Dakota State; Halle Hollatz, Western Illinois

 

Pitcher of the Week

Nikki Pica, North Dakota

Jr. | Pitcher | Laguna Niguel, Calif.

• Pitched one complete game earning the victory that snapped the SDSU's seven-game winning streak and clinch a berth into the Summit League tournament

• Posted a 1.00 ERA with five strikeouts

• Had one putout and two assists

• This is her first career pitcher of the week honor

 

Also nominated: Alyssa Malicki, Purdue Fort Wayne; KK Leddy, North Dakota State; Emily Ira, Western Illinois

 

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

April 15:

Player: Jessica Rogers, South Dakota

Pitcher: KK Leddy, North Dakota State

April 22:

Player: Yanney Ponce, South Dakota State

Pitcher: Emily Ira, Western Illinois

April 29:

Player: Jailene Carpio, North Dakota

Pitcher: Nikki Pica, North Dakota

 

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