LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Senior Savannah Chalfant of Gilmer (Ga.) High School is this week’s MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week for contests played September 14-20.
Chalfant tossed a no-hitter, did not allow a run and was 2-0 with a save helping her squad to a 3-0 week. The right-handed hurler posted a pair complete-game shutouts, struck out 33 and surrendered three hits in 16 innings of work. In her second start of the week, Chalfant twirled a 13-strikeout no-no with three walks in a 3-0 triumph over LaFayette. A day earlier, the senior captain struck out 15 in a three-hit shutout of Cartersville. Chalfant capped off the week and preserved a 3-2 win against Southeast Whitfield County with a two-inning, no-hit in which she recorded five of six outs via a punchout. For the week, she held her opponents to a .059 batting average and also went 3-for-3 in the win against LaFayette.
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
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