Louisiana College's Thomas Named NFCA Division III Player of the Week
By Johnny Miller
Louisiana College catcher Amber Thomas has been named the NFCA Division III National Player of the Week for games played March 28-April 3, the Association has announced. The senior helped the No. 3-ranked Wildcats to a 6-0 week to bring their overall record to 26-4.
Thomas went 13-for-20 with three home runs, five doubles and 12 RBIs to fuel the perfect week in American Southwest Conference (ASC) East Division play. The six wins included a pair of victories over defending national champion and then-No. 8 East Texas Baptist.
Thomas also scored seven runs, had two sacrifice flies and walked once. She tallied hits and RBIs during the last five games of the weekend, including a 5-for-5 effort and four RBIs against Ozarks.
The Rosepine, La., native was also named the ASC East Division and the Louisiana Sportswriters Association Hitter of the Week.