LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kadence Shepherd of Blue Springs High School (Mo.) was named MaxPreps/NFCA High School Player of the Week and is being recognized for her outstanding performance during the week of Aug. 28-Sep. 3.
In two wins last week, Shepherd batted .857 (6-for-7) with a double, three home runs, nine RBI, five runs scored and a 2.285 slugging percentage. Shepherd was a perfect 4-for-4, launching two long balls, driving in six runs and scoring four times versus Lee’s Summit. She accounted for all of the offense in a 3-0 win over Platte County with a double, homer, three RBI and a run scored.
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 Player of the Week is announced on NFCA.org every Monday during the fall season.
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 MaxPreps 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.
Celebrating 40 years in 2023, the NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) is the professional organization for fastpitch softball coaches. Known for its highly-regarded student-athlete awards, the NFCA also educates and supports softball coaches on a variety of different levels: from podcasts to awards, to in-person events and National Convention.
MaxPreps/NFCA High School Softball Players of the Week