NWC Softball Student-Athlete of the Week (Pitcher) for March 12-18

Karina Paavola
Linfield, Sophomore
Kelso, Wash./Kelso
Paavola threw a complete game no-hitter, her second of the year, to lead the Wildcats to an 8-0 victory over Lewis & Clark. In two appearances over the weekend, she posted a 0.00 ERA with 13 strikeouts against just two walks. 

Honorable Mention:
Allyssa Dendekker (George Fox, So. – Upland, Calif./St. Lucy’s Priory)
Riley Fritz (Whitworth, Fr. – Marysville, Wash./Marysville-Pilchuck)
Alex Watilo (Willamette, Sr. – Newcastle, Calif./Del Oro)
Stacey Hagensen (Pacific Lutheran, Sr. – Bellevue, Wash./Newport)