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OC Sports Softball Players of the Week: March 18-24
 March 27, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Katie Gentle (Wallace State-Hanceville, Ala.), Jaimee Radel (Pitt CC, N.C.), Brittany Dvorak (Phoenix College, Ariz.), Julienne Broussard (LSU-Eunice, La.) and Megan Garding (St. Cloud TCC, Minn.) have been named OC Sports NJCAA softball players of the week for games March 18-24.



DIVISION I PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Katie Gentle – Wallace State Community College-Hanceville, Ala.
Leftfield – Hartselle, Ala. – Hartselle High School

Gentle retained her player of the week title after stringing together another set of top-notch performances for the Lions. This week, the sophomore boasted a .800 batting average (12-for-15) that included six doubles and two homeruns. Gentle recorded 11 RBIs and 10 runs scored as Wallace State won all four of their games. Improving her batting average to a team-high .649 this season, Gentle also leads the No. 7 Lions with 13 doubles, 27 RBIs and 11 stolen bases.



DIVISION I PITCHER OF THE WEEK

Jaimee Radel – Pitt Community College, N.C.
Right-Handed Pitcher – Swansboro, N.C. – Swansboro High School

In three outings last week, Radel spurred the Bulldogs on to three victories. The freshman began the week with seven solid innings in a 9-1 win at Louisburg College (N.C.), giving up one hit, one unearned run and striking out eight. In the backend of the double-header, Radel struck out five in two perfect innings of relief as Pitt claimed a 12-10 win. Radel has been the Bulldogs’ ace in 2013 with a team-low 0.60 ERA and a team-high 84 strikeouts.



DIVISION II PLAYER OF THE WEEK  

Brittany Dvorak – Phoenix College, Ariz.
Pitcher/First Base – Mesa, Ariz. – Red Mountain High School

The No. 3 Bears won all six of their games last week with Dvorak driving in 19 of their 72 runs. Dvorak had a .650 batting average (13-for-20), hitting two doubles and six homeruns for a 1.650 slugging percentage. The sophomore recorded 19 RBIs and scored 10 runs of her own. Dvorak is batting .400 in 2013 with 10 homeruns and 35 RBIs.



DIVISION II PITCHER OF THE WEEK

Julienne Broussard – Louisiana State University-Eunice
Right-Handed Pitcher – Carencro, La. – Teurlings Catholic High School

Broussard earned three wins last week with 15 shutout innings for the Bengals. The freshman struck out 11 and gave up only two hits in seven innings as LSU-Eunice defeated Coffeyville CC (Miss.), 3-0. On the week, Broussard totaled 14 strikeouts while allowing only four hits. The top-ranked Bengals have relied heavily on Broussard’s 1.15 ERA and team-high 97 strikeouts this season.



DIVISION III PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Megan Garding – St. Cloud Technical & Community College, Minn.
Second Base – Kimball, Minn. – Kimball High School

The Cyclones went 5-0 last week thanks in part to Garding’s tremendous effort at the plate. Garding compiled a .625 batting average (10-for-16), hitting two doubles, a triple and two homeruns for a 1.250 slugging percentage. The sophomore accumulated 15 RBIs on the week and nine runs scored. Garding’s .474 batting average and 18 RBIs lead the No. 6 Cyclones this season.


DIVISION III PITCHER OF THE WEEK
There were no pitchers nominated in Division III.

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Softball Players of the Week (Feb. 18-24)
DI Player: Stephanie Mark (1B) – Seward County CC, Kan.
DI Pitcher: Haley Grantham (RHP) – Baton Rouge CC, La.
DII Player: Erin Dixson (P) – Northeast Mississippi CC
DII Pitcher: Erin Dixson (RHP) – Northeast Mississippi CC
DIII Player: None
DIII Pitcher: None

Softball Players of the Week (Feb. 15 – March 3)
DI Player: Casey Hargett (C) – Pitt CC, N.C.
DI Pitcher: Ollivia McLemore (RHP) – Gulf Coast State, Fla
DII Player: Kyleigh Hanson (1B) – Mesa CC, Ariz.
DII Pitcher: Samantha Buller (RHP) – Jones County JC, Miss.
DIII Player: None
DIII Pitcher: None

Softball Players of the Week (March 4-10)
DI Player: Emery Fox (1B) – Western Oklahoma State
DI Pitcher: Ollivia McLemore (RHP) – Gulf Coast State, Fla.
DII Player: Kaley Pyles (SS) – Highland CC, Kan.
DII Pitcher: Jackie Aguilar (LHP) – Mesa CC, Ariz.
DIII Player: None
DIII Pitcher: None

Softball Players of the Week (March 11-17)
DI Player: Katie Gentle (LF) – Wallace State-Hanceville, Ala.
DI Pitcher: Karla Claudio (RHP) – Santa Fe College, Fla.
DII Player: Christina Beam (2B) – Heartland CC, Ill.
DII Pitcher: Casey Baddley (RHP) – Northwest Mississippi CC
DIII Player: Kara Ekx (3B) – Rock Valley College, Ill.
DIII Pitcher: None

Softball Players of the Week (March 18-24)
DI Player: Katie Gentle (LF) – Wallace State-Hanceville, Ala.
DI Pitcher: Jaimee Radel (RHP) – Pitt CC, N.C.
DII Player: Brittany Dvorak (P/1B) – Phoenix College, Ariz.
DII Pitcher: Julienne Broussard (RHP) – LSU-Eunice, La.
DIII Player: Megan Garding (2B) – St. Cloud TCC, Minn.
DIII Pitcher: None





























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