LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Hastings (Neb.) High School’s Olivia Douglas was selected MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week for games played Sept. 5-11.

Douglas keyed Hastings at the plate and in the circle as she helped the Tigers to a 5-0 week and extend their winning streak seven games. The junior hit .600 (9-for-15) with a double, two home runs, 10 RBI and a 1.062 slugging percentage, while going 4-0 with a 0.91 ERA, 18 strikeouts and three shutouts. At the plate, Douglas homered and knocked in four runs in wins over Northwest and Holdrege. She doubled and added two more RBI in a victory over Adams Central. In the circle, she held Adams Central to one hit in a six-inning blanking of the Patriots and also tossed a pair of four-inning shutouts versus Holdrege and Northwest. Douglas came out of the bullpen against Cozad and struck out eight as she held the Haymakers to no runs and two hits over the final 6.2 innings in a 7-1 victory.

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 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.orgNFCA.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 click HERE 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. 

2016-17 Max Preps/NFCA Players of the Week

9/12 – Olivia Douglas | Hastings (Neb.) HS

9/6 – Kerrigan Gamm | Osage (Mo.) HS

8/29 – Lindsey Malkin | Broomfield (Colo.) HS

8/22 – Madison McPherson | Marion County (Ga.) HS

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