LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The NFCA has selected senior Bre Hixon of Dakota Ridge High School in Littleton, Colo., as the MaxPreps/NFCA High School Player of the Week for September 4.
The third baseman/shortstop helped the Eagles to a perfect 4-0 week over Aug. 27 through Sept. 3, hitting a remarkable .917 overall (11-for-12) with 10 runs scored, four stolen bases, three doubles, a triple and five RBIs. In fact she managed to reach base safely in 15 of her 16 total plate appearances, totaling 11 hits, three walks and a hit by pitch while suffering just a single strikeout.
Hixon was a perfect 4-for-4 with four runs scored, a pair of two-baggers and two RBIs during a 21-0 rout of Liberty (Colo.), 3-for-3 with two tallies, a HR and two RBIs in a 9-0 victory over Brighton (Colo.), 2-for-3 with a pair of runs, a triple, RBI, two walks and two steals during an 11-0 win over Westminster (Colo.) and 2-for-2 in a 9-2 triumph over Mullen (Colo.) with two scores, a double, stolen base, walk and a hit-by-pitch.
She currently boasts a .650 batting average for the year, a .708 on-base percentage, a 1.100 slugging percentage and 12 runs scored.
MaxPreps.com, the official high school statistical provider of the NFCA, provides all statistics for the NFCA High School Player of the Week award. To nominate a player for the award, the coach must enter his or her athlete's game stats into MaxPreps.com by Sunday evening to be eligible for that week’s award.
The MaxPreps/NFCA High School Players of the Week will be announced on NFCA.org every Monday during the spring season, with one representative chosen from each of five separate high school regions. During the fall campaign, just a single player will be selected representing all participating regions.
MaxPreps is a free stat tool that is available to high school coaches across the country and is one of the most recognized and respected high school athletics web sites on the internet. Coaches who enter their team’s stats on Max Preps will not only be nominating their players for this award, but they will be getting their team’s information out to thousands of high school sports fans, as well as college coaches across the country.