St. Thomas pitcher Janet Nagle has been named the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III Player of the Week for the week of Mar. 20-26, the association announced Wednesday. Nagle has helped lead the Tommies to a 15-1 start as St. Thomas keeps a strong hold on the No. 1 position in the NFCA Division III Top 25 PollNFCA Division III Top 25 Poll

The senior from Minnetonka, Minn., led the Tommies at the plate as well, as St. Thomas closed out a 9-1 trip to the Sun West Tournament with a 6-0 mark on the week. 

Nagle won her 27th consecutive pitching decision with a two-hit shutout over Whitworth March 23. She moved to 67-5 on her career, and her .930 winning percentage currently ranks first in Division III history. The lefty all-American struck out 16 with no walks versus Whitworth. Her 8-0 season record includes wins over six ranked teams. 

Nagle now has 545 career strikeouts (in 450 innings) to rank first in conference history and 27th on the NCAA D-III career chart. She also ranks 18th in D-III career strikeout-to-innings ratio. 

She also homered twice in six games including a three-run homer to beat Division II Cal State East Bay, 6-3. On the season, she's batting .405 with 17 hits and 14 RBIs in 16 games.

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