LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Calhoun (Ga.) High School senior Emily Weatherman garners this week’s MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week honor for contests played Oct. 12-18.
Weatherman powered Calhoun to a sweep of Dawson County in the first round of the Class AAA state playoffs. She hit .857 (6-for-7) with five extra base hits, three of which were doubles, seven RBI and five runs. Along with the three doubles, she tripled and homered for a 2.000 slugging percentage. In game one, Weatherman (3-for-3) doubled, tripled, knocked in four and scored twice. She continued her tear in game two, going 3-for-4 with a pair of doubles, a homer, three RBI and three runs scored as the Lady Jackets advanced to the final 16 of the state tournament.
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 are announced on NFCA.org every Monday during the fall season, with one representative chosen from the participating regions. During the spring campaign, a player from each of five separate high school regions is selected.
Please note, in order for a school to have multiple player(s) recognized during the course of a season, a coach from that institution must be an NFCA member. To become an NFCA member, please check out NFCA.org or call 502-409-4600.
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 websites 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.
2015-16 Max Preps/NFCA Players of the Week
10/19 – Emily Weatherman | Calhoun (Ga.) HS
10/12 – Jessie Briley | Bishop Neuman (Neb.) HS
10/5 – Victoria Haugsness | North Platte (Mo.) HS
9/28 – Taylor Parham | Wilber-Clatonia (Neb.) HS
9/21 – Savannah Chalfant | Gilmer (Ga.) HS
9/14 – Madison Ingram | Bowling Green (Mo.) HS
9/7 – Riley Craig | Mountain Range (Colo.) HS
8/31 – Sieara Price | Eaton (Colo.) HS
8/24 – Callyn Carter | Charlton County (Ga.) HS