2018 NCAC Softball Players of the Week

March 19th

Madi Drabick, Ohio Wesleyan
(Mt. Vernon, OH/Mt. Vernon) 

Ohio Wesleyan freshman Madi Drabick was the catalyst for the Bishops offensively on their spring break trip that wrapped up last week, posting a 7-3 record. Drabick .486 (18-of-37) with three doubles and three home run over the course of the opening week of her collegiate career. She drove in 18 runs, scored 14 runs and posted a .811 slugging percentage. 

Sarah Herold, Denison
(Oak Park, IL/Carl Sandburg) 

Denison senior Sarah Herold fired a complete game, one-hit shutout helping lead the Big Red to a 1-0 win over Hanover on Sunday afternoon in Danville, Kentucky. Herold faced only three batters over the minimum. She did not allow a hit until there were two outs in the sixth inning. Herold struck out seven, walked one and hit one batter. 

March 12th

Kaitlyn Hager, Hiram
(Rohnert Park, CA/Rancho Cotate) 

Hiram freshman Kaitlyn Hager made her college debut last week at the 2018 Tucson Invitational making an appearance all 10 games as the Terriers posted a 4-6 record. The Terriers outfielder posted a .600 (18-of-30) batting average, with seven extra base hits, including two home runs. She scored 14 runs, had seven RBI and produced a .967 slugging percentage.

Baylee Tarnowski, Allegheny
(Dunkirk, NY/Fredonia) 

Allegheny junior Baylee Tarnowski picked up a pair of wins to open the season. In her first action of the year, Tarnowski allowed just two hits and two runs in a 4-2 win over SUNY Potsdam, striking out six and walking just one batter. In an 8-0 win over St. Joe’s - Brooklyn, Tarnowski pitched a six-inning shutout, allowing five hits with a pair of strikeouts. On the week, Tarnowski posted a 2-0 record with a 1.08 ERA, allowing just two earned runs and limiting opponents to just .156 at the plate. 

March 5th

Becca St. Germain, DePauw
(Plainfield, IL/Plainfield South) 

DePauw freshman Becca St. Germain had an outstanding start to her collegiate career. The Tigers catcher posted a .542 (13-of-24) batting average, hitting safely in all seven games she played. She scored six runs, had 11 RBI and produced a .833 slugging percentage.

Keely Sweet, Kenyon
(Glencoe, MO/Westminster Christian) 

Kenyon sophomore Keely Sweet made an appearance in three of the first four Ladies games this season. She got two starts, threw a little more than 14 innings and didn’t allow a run. She yielded just four hits and struck out six. She earned a 3-0 record and opponents hit just .091 off her.