LOUISVILLE, Ky. –Texas A&M University-Commerce’s Sabrina Anguiano and Oklahoma Baptist’s Kayleigh Jones were named NFCA’s Division II Louisville Slugger Player and Wilson Pitcher of the Week. They are being recognized for their outstanding performances during contests played March 6-13.
Anguiano was retired just once in 12 plate appearances over four games last week. She hit .909 (10-for-11) with two doubles, three home runs and seven RBI. Anguiano scored eight times, recorded a .917 on-base percentage, slugged 1.909 and was a perfect three-for-three swiping bases. Homering in three of the four contests, she registered four multi-hit contests, including three hits twice. She drove in three in game two versus Western New Mexico and scored three times against UT Permian Basin.
Jones posted a 2-0 mark with a 0.50 ERA and 20 strikeouts to zero walks over 14 innings of work. The junior hurler registered a pair of 10-strikeout complete games in wins over East Central. Jones twirled a three-hit shutout in game one of the series and closed out with a six-hitter (1 ER) in the series finale. It marked her seventh and eighth double-digit strikeout performances of 2022.
The Division II Player and Pitcher of the Week awards are voted on by the NFCA Division II Top 25 Poll Committee, which consists of two head coaches from each of the NCAA’s eight regions. To be eligible, student-athletes must be nominated by their member head coach.
Selected Top Performances
Ashley Perez, UT Tyler - .429, 3 2B, HR, 8 RBI, 2 R, .857 SLG, set program records for career doubles (66) and RBI (194); Ellie Smith, Colorado Mesa - .462 (2B, 3B, 2 HR, 10 RBI, 1.154 SLG, 4 R; Katlin Entrup, Concordia Irvine – 2-0, 0.00 ERA, CG, 10 K, 0 BB, 6 H, 1 R, 14.1 IP; Shea Mauser, Colorado Mesa - 2-0, 0.00 ERA, SHO, 7 H, 0 XBH, .159 opp. BA; Alyssa LeBlanc, A&M-Commerce – 2-0, 0.00 ERA, 19 K, 1 H, 1 BB, .040 opp. BA.