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OC Sports Softball Players of the Week: April 22-28
 April 30, 2013

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – Mikela Manewa (College of Southern Nevada), Bianca Duran (Western Nebraska), Eleni Wright (CCBC-Catonsville, Md.), Beth Wilson (Heartland CC, Ill.), Vivi Marquez (Rock Valley College, Ill.) and Alissa Daughenbaugh (Rock Valley College, Ill.) have been named OC Sports NJCAA softball players of the week for games April 22-28.



DIVISION I PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Mikela Manewa – College of Southern Nevada
Shortstop – Kapolei, Hawaii – Kapolei High School

Manewa was an absolute terror for opposing pitchers last week as she led the Coyotes to a four-game sweep of Colorado Northwestern. Batting for a .778 average (14-for-18) on the week, Manewa hit four doubles, a triple and a homerun for a 1.278 slugging percentage. The freshman added 10 RBIs, 14 runs scored and six stolen bases to her weekly totals. The Coyotes offense has been led by Manewa’s team-high .505 batting average, 34 RBIs and 16 stolen bases.



DIVISION I PITCHER OF THE WEEK

Bianca Duran – Western Nebraska Community College
Right-Handed Pitcher – Westminster, Colo. – Standley Lake High School

Earning her school-record 33rd win of the season, Duran continued to be a dominant force on the mound for the Cougars last week. Notching a win in all four appearances, Duran tallied 20 strikeouts on the week. The sophomore allowed two unearned runs while holding her opponents to just nine hits in 24 innings of work. Duran has been the No. 19 Cougars’ workhorse in 2013, compiling a team-low 1.02 ERA in a team-high 199.2 innings pitched.



DIVISION II PLAYER OF THE WEEK  

Eleni Wright – CCBC-Catonsville, Md.
Catcher – York, Va. – York High School

Claiming victory in all eight of their games last week, the Cardinals benefitted from Wright’s power at the plate. The sophomore had a .565 batting average (13-for-23) and drove home 15 RBIs. Wright hit a double and five homeruns on the week, accumulating a 1.261 slugging percentage. Batting .511 on the year, Wright leads the Cardinals with 12 homeruns and 52 RBIs.



DIVISION II PITCHER OF THE WEEK

Beth Wilson – Heartland Community College, Ill.
Right-Handed Pitcher – Canton, Ill. – Canton High School

In four outings last week, Wilson baffled opposing hitters and led the Hawks to victory in each appearance. The sophomore racked up 35 strikeouts in 24 innings pitched. Wilson gave up just three runs – one unearned – on 13 hits across the week. In 154.1 innings of work for the No. 5 Hawks this season, Wilson boasts a 1.68 ERA and 211 strikeouts which ranks fifth in DII.



DIVISION III PLAYER OF THE WEEK

Vivi Marquez – Rock Valley College, Ill.
Catcher – Roscoe, Ill. – Hononegah High School

Spurring the Golden Eagles on to a three-game sweep of No. 4 College of DuPage last week, Marquez’s offensive production helped extend Rock Valley’s win-streak to 11 games. Hitting two doubles and three homeruns, Marquez registered a .571 batting average (12-for-21). The freshman also totaled 15 RBIs and 13 runs scored for the week. In 2013, Marquez boasts a .504 batting average and leads the No. 5 Golden Eagles with 14 doubles.



DIVISION III PITCHER OF THE WEEK

Alissa Daughenbaugh – Rock Valley College, Ill.
Right-Handed Pitcher – Winnebago, Ill. – Winnebago High School

Daughenbaugh made four appearances for the Golden Eagles last week, earning two wins against No. 4 College of DuPage. On the week, Daughenbaugh held opponents to just three runs – one unearned – on 11 hits. The freshman struck out four batters in her 18 innings of work. No. 5 Rock Valley has seen Daughenbaugh experience tremendous success in 2013 with a 2.33 ERA in 63 innings pitched.

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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. 25 – 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

Softball Players of the Week (March 25-31)
DI Player: Hailey Torrez (C) – Central Arizona
DI Pitcher: Laura Downs (RHP) – Hillsborough CC, Fla.
DII Player: Sierra Rodriguez (SS) – Phoenix College, Ariz.
DII Pitcher: Rhionnon Cox (RHP) – South Suburban, Ill.
DIII Player: Haley Husom (SS) – Century College, Minn.
DIII Pitcher: None

Softball Players of the Week (April 1-7)
DI Player: Meriam Maynord (3B) – Roane State, Tenn.
DI Pitcher: Brooke Bell (RHP) – Pitt CC, N.C.
DII Player: Amanda Best (C) – Dodge City CC, Kan.
DII Pitcher: Samantha O’Connor (RHP) – CCBC-Catonsville, Md.
DIII Player: Kara Ekx (3B) – Rock Valley College, Ill.
DIII Pitcher: Elizabeth Gratta (3B) – Middlesex CC, N.J.

Softball Players of the Week (April 8-14)
DI Player: Kate James (C) – Butler CC, Kan.
DI Pitcher: Yvette Alvarez (RHP) – Pima CC, Ariz.
DII Player: Paige Crawford (P/DP) – Highland CC, Kan.
DII Pitcher: Casey Baddley (RHP) – Northwest Mississippi CC
DIII Player: Carlie Sweet (C) – Central Lakes College, Minn.
DIII Pitcher: None

Softball Players of the Week (April 15-21)
DI Player: Lacye Walker (1B) – Chattanooga State, Tenn.
DI Pitcher: Stephanie Flores (RHP) – Temple College, Texas
DII Player: Nicole Larsen (P/DP) – Phoenix College, Ariz.
DII Pitcher: Keelyn Bonar (RHP) – Cowley County, Kan.
DIII Player: Jordan Ray (1B) – Sussex County, N.J.
DIII Pitcher: None

Softball Players of the Week (April 22-28)
DI Player: Mikela Manewa (SS) – College of Southern Nevada
DI Pitcher: Bianca Duran (RHP) – Western Nebraska
DII Player: Eleni Wright (C) – CCBC-Catonsville, Md.
DII Pitcher: Beth Wilson (RHP) – Heartland CC, Ill.
DIII Player: Vivi Marquez (C) – Rock Valley College, Ill.
DIII Pitcher: Alissa Daughenbaugh (RHP) – Rock Valley College, Ill.





























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