2005 NWC Softball Student-Athletes of the Week

2005 NWC Softball Student-Athletes of the Week

May 2

NWC Player of the Week: Lindsay Fujitia (UPS, Fr., IF, Honolulu, Hawaii) led the Loggers to a pair of wins last week by hitting .667 (6/9) with a home run. She drove in five runs and scored four.
Honorable Mention: Jenny Marshall (Linfield, Fr., IF).

NWC Pitcher of the Week: Adrian Herlache (UPS, So., RHP, Sierra Madre, Calif.) threw a five-inning, one-hit shutout at Pacific. She struck out eight batters and walked four.
Honorable Mention: Brittany Tachara (Willamette, Fr., RHP); Shayna Clark (Linfield, So., RHP).

April 25

NWC Player of the Week: Liz Stuhlmiller (PLU, Jr., OF, Edwall, Wash.) hit .500 (9/18) in six games. She scored eight times and drove in four runs. She also stole three bases.
Honorable Mention: Trinity Smith (Pacific, Jr., 1B); Amy Hammons (Linfield, Jr., SS); Laura Romag (Whitworth, Sr., IF); Kerstyn Tsuruda (George Fox, Fr., SS); April Greer (Willamette, Sr., DH).

NWC Pitcher of the Week: Jo Sonnett (Whitworth, Jr., RHP, Puyallup, Wash.) started two games and threw two complete game shutouts. In 14 innings she allowed six hits while striking out 17 batters without a walk.
Honorable Mention: Michelle Morris (Linfield, Sr., OF); Sara Stores (PLU, Jr., RHP); Andrea Bansen (Pacific, Fr.); Lacey Wade (George Fox, Jr., RHP).

April 18

NWC Player of the Week: Amy Hammons (Linfield, Jr., SS, Bellingham, Wash.) led the Wildcats to four wins by hitting .500 (7/14) with four home runs and a double. She drove in eight runs and scored four times.
Honorable Mention: Andraya Robertson (Whitworth, Sr., OF); Cassie Halvorson (George Fox, Jr., OF); Alison Hennes (Pacific, Sr., OF).

NWC Pitcher of the Week: Alana Klaus (Whitworth, Sr., RHP, Spokane, Wash.) went 1-1 in three appearances with a 1.60 ERA. In 15 innings she allowed two runs on 12 hits. She struck out eight batters.
Honorable Mention: Andrea Bansen (Pacific, Fr.); Michelle Roberts (George Fox, So., RHP).

April 11

NWC Player of the Week: Cassie Halvorson (George Fox, Jr., OF, Hillsboro, Ore.) led the Bruins to a 4-2 week by hitting .458 (11/24) with a home run, a triple and two doubles. She drove in nine runs and scored seven times.
Honorable Mention: Shelly Steinke (Linfield, Jr., OF); Beth Kenck (PLU, So., 3B); Molly Barnes (Willamette, So., 3B); Andraya Robertson (Whitworth, Sr., OF); Trinity Smith (Pacific, Jr., 1B).

NWC Pitcher of the Week: Michelle Roberts (George Fox, So., RHP, Salem, Ore.) appeared in five games and went 2-1. In 21.1 innings she allowed six runs (two earned) on 14 hits and two walks. She struck out 19 batters.
Honorable Mention: Brittany Tachara (Willamette, Fr., RHP); Lindsay Fleischman (Linfield, So., RHP); Candace Howard (PLU, Jr.).

April 4

NWC Player of the Week: Mary Jo Marquardt (PLU, Sr., C, Emporia, Kansas) led the Lutes to a 6-0 week by hitting .588 (10/17) with three doubles, a triple and two home runs. She drove in 13 runs and scored seven.
Honorable Mention: Kelly Stewart (Linfield, Jr., OF); Lindsey Braun (Willamette, Sr.); Kelsey Herstad (Pacific, Jr., SS).

NWC Pitcher of the Week: Candace Howard (PLU, Jr., RHP, Puyallup, Wash.) went 3-0 in three starts, allowing only two runs on 11 hits in 19 innings pitched. She struck out 12 and walked 10 batters.
Honorable Mention: Michelle Morris (Linfield, Sr., RHP); Brittany Dearing (Willamette, Jr., RHP); Kayla Winkler (George Fox, So., RHP).

March 28

NWC Player of the Week: Heather Case (Whitworth, Fr., P/UT, Poulsbo, Wash.), playing entirely as DP, hit .750 (9-12) with a triple and home run. She drove in five runs and scored eight times in the Bucs' four wins over GFU.
Honorable Mention: Amanda Attleberger (Linfield, Fr., DP); Lindsey Braun (Willamette, Sr.); Katy Garcia (Pacific, So., OF).

NWC Pitcher of the Week: Jo Sonnett (Whitworth, Jr., RHP, Puyallup, Wash.) started three games and threw three complete-game shutouts. In 19 innings she allowed no runs on seven hits and three walks, while striking out 22 batters.
Honorable Mention: Nikki Smith (Pacific, So., RHP); Brittney Tachara (Willamette, Fr.).

March 21

NWC Player of the Week: Mary Jo Marquardt (PLU, Sr, C, Emporia, Kansas) hit .583 (7/12) in four games with three doubles, a triple and a home run. She drove in five runs and scored twice.
Honorable Mention: Lindsay Fujita (UPS, Fr., IF); Shannon Janes (Pacific, Jr., OF); Alana Klaus (Whitworth, Sr., P/UT); Katie Plumb (George Fox, So., OF).

NWC Pitcher of the Week: Jessica Roberts (UPS, So., RHP, Sumner, Wash.) went 3-1 in five games last week with four complete games and two shutouts. She had a 1.21 ERA, allowing five runs (four earned) in 23 innings with 22 strikeouts and six walks.
Honorable Mention: Nikki Smith (Pacific, So., RHP).

March 14

NWC Player of the Week: Shelly Steinke (Linfield, Jr., OF, Canby, Ore.) led the Wildcats to a perfect weekend by hitting .571 (8/14) with a double and a triple. She drove in eight runs and stole six bases in seven attempts.
Honorable Mention: Gretchen Ruecker (PLU, Jr. 1B); Kelsy Stolz (Willamette, Fr.); Tiffany Henning (L&C, Jr., 1B); Shannon Janes (Pacific, Jr., OF).

NWC Pitcher of the Week: Michelle Morris (Linfield, Sr., RHP, Tillamook, Ore.) went 2-0 in three games, allowing no runs on only five hits in 13 innings. She struck out 15 and walked only four. She had a five inning no hitter vs. George Fox.
Honorable Mention: Laura Milne (Willamette, Jr.,); Jessica Roberts (UPS, So.); Alana Klaus (Whitworth, Sr., RHP); Sara Stores (PLU, Jr., RHP).

March 7

NWC Player of the Week: Kim Boscacci (Willamette, Jr., OF, Bothell, Wash.) led the Bearcats to a 4-0 weekend, batting .429 (6-14) with a double, a triple, four runs batted in and three runs scored.
Honorable Mention: Jackie Nuechterlein (PLU, Sr., OH); Caitlin Mastenbroek (Pacific, Fr., C); Kim Backhaus (George Fox, Sr., OF).

NWC Pitcher of the Week: Michelle Morris (Linfield, Sr., RHP, Tillamook, Ore.) went 4-0 in five games, including two complete game shutouts. In 25 innings she allowed 18 hits, two runs (both earned), and 3 walks, while striking out 30 batters.
Honorable Mention: Adriene Herlache (UPS, So., RHP); Nikki Smith (Pacific, So., RHP); Brittney Tachara (WU, Fr., RHP); Candace Howard (PLU, Jr., RHP); Kayla Winkler (George Fox, So., RHP).

Feb. 28:

NWC Player of the Week: Amanda Norwood (Whitworth, Jr., 1B, Spokane, Wash.) led Whitworth to a 4-0 weekend, batting .556 (5/9) with two doubles, a triple and a sac fly. She drove in four runs, including the game-winning RBI twice, and scored once.
Honorable Mention: Hailey Gee (UPS, Jr., IF); Cari Schruth (Willamette, So., C); Trinity Smith (Pacific, Jr., 1B); Mary Jo Marquardt (PLU, Sr., C).

NWC Pitcher of the Week: Alana Klaus (Whitworth, Sr., RHP, Spokane, Wash.) was key to three of Whitworth's four shutout victories. She went 2-0, pitching 11 innings and allowing seven hits and one walk. She struck out 13 batters.
Honorable Mention: Nikki Smith (Pacific, So., RHP); Laura Milne (Willamette, Jr., RHP); Kayla Winkler (George Fox, So., RHP).