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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Saint Benedict’s Olivia Tautges and Randolph-Macon’s Gracie Ellis claimed the latest Division III Louisville Slugger/NFCA Player and Wilson/NFCA Pitcher of the Week honors of the 2024 season on Tuesday.

Sophomore center fielder Tautges went 12-for-20 (.600) with two doubles, three home runs and 12 RBI. She compiled 23 total bases, a 1.150 slugging percentage and .619 on-base average.

Ellis, meanwhile, went 2-0 and ran her shutout streak to four games. The junior right-hander fanned 20 over 13 innings for the week and walked just one. She continues to be undefeated (10-0) in the circle for the No. 8-ranked Yellow Jackets this season.

Other Top Performances

Emily Bartlett, Worcester State – 3-0. 1.31 ERA, 16 IP, 2 BB, 32 K; Rilee Baughan, Randolph-Macon – 2-0, 1.62 ERA, 13 IP, 9 K, plus .500 AVG, 2 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI; Hannah Benavides, East Texas Baptist – 2-0, 0.54 ERA, 7 H, 1 BB, 6 K; Kiera Boucher, Carnegie Mellon - .583 AVG, 2 HR, 2 RBI, 2 SB, 1.000 FLD; Bryn Carlstrom, Saint Benedict - .650 (13-for-20), 2 2B, 6 RBI, 1.000 FLD (11 PO, 12 A) at shortstop; Madi Cunningham, Moravian – 2-0, 0.00 ERA, 12 IP, 3 H, 1 BB, 6 K, 2 SHO, perfect game vs. Susquehanna, three-hitter vs. Drew; Madi Day, Southern Maine - .600 (12-for-20), 7 R, 7 RBI; Morgan Frye, Berry - .625 (5-for-8), 6 R, 2B, 2 HR, 4 RBI; Brooke Grassia, Framingham State - .476 (10-for-21), 9 R, 3 2B, 3 3B, 11 RBI, 3 SB; Casey Holloway, Berry – win and save, 6 IP, 4 H, 1 R, 12 K; Jordan Holman, Huntingdon - .625 (5-for-8), 5 R, 2B, 2 HR, 9 RBI; Sky Johnson, Tufts – 2-0, 0.00 ERA, 14 IP, 6 H, 1 R, 1 BB, 14 K; Emma Lanpher, Worcester State - .533 AVG, 5 R, 3 2B, 4 RBI; Amanda Lanyon, Randolph-Macon - .462 AVG, 2 2B, HR, 3 RBI, 4 SB; Piper Kinney, Simmons – 1-0, 7 IP, 1 BB, career single-game best 14 K; Madalyn Melton, East Texas Baptist - .563 (9-for-16), 6 R, 3 2B, HR (grand slam), 7 RBI, plus 8 IP over two appearances in circle; Rachel Moore, Tufts - .462 AVG, 4 R, 2 2B, 3B, 3 RBI, 3 BB; Sophia Moshos, Transylvania – 3-0, 0.00 ERA, 17 IP, 5 H, 2 BB, 26 K, including 16 K vs. Centre; Natalia Pipil, WashU - .533 AVG, 3 2B, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 1.000 FLD; Lindsey Roman, SUNY New Paltz – 3-0, 0.54 ERA, 0.99 WHIP, 2 CG, SHO, 16.2 IP, 2 R, 1 BB, 11 K; Jackie Rometo, SUNY New Paltz - .750 AVG, 1.550 OPS, 2 R, 9 H, 7 RBI, 2BB, 3-3 SB; Charli Shinstine, Manhattanville – 2-0, 0.00 ERA, 9 IP, 3 H, 2 BB, 14 K; Emily Silberman, Moravian - .700 (7-for-10), 7 RBI; Bailey Turner, Illinois Wesleyan - .500, 2B, 2 HR, 6 RBI, 2 BB, SB, 1.000 FLD (7 PO, 4 A); Samantha Walsh, Manhattanville - .727 AVG, 2 2B, 2 RBI, 1.000 FLD (7 PO, 4 A).

Winners are selected by the NFCA Division III Top 25 Committee, which has a representative for each of the 10 NCAA regions.

2024 Wilson/NFCA Division III National Pitcher of the Week

April 9 — Gracie Ellis, Randolph-Macon, Jr., RHP, New Kent, Va.

April 2 — Kennedy Carruth, Belhaven, Gr., RHP, St. Francisville, La.

March 26 — Ashlyn Strother, Texas Lutheran, Sr., RHP, Seabrook, Texas

March 19 — Tayah Kelley, Linfield, Sr., RHP, Myrtle Creek, Ore.

March 12 — Kate Alger, Christopher Newport, Jr., RHP, Staunton, Va.

March 5 — Tayah Kelley, Linfield, Sr., RHP, Myrtle Creek, Ore.

2024 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Player of the Week

April 9 — Olivia Tautges, Saint Benedict, So., CF, Brainerd, Minn.

April 2 — Katie Rygiel, Ramapo, Jr., SS, Hillsborough, N.J.

March 26 — Emily Timberman, DePauw, Sr., 3B, Fishers, Ind.

March 19 — Allie Gordon, Belhaven, Gr., 3B, Macon, Ga.

March 12 — Annabelle Calderon, Denison, Jr., C, Perris, Calif.

March 5 — Haylie Stum, East Texas Baptist, Fr., DP/OF, Cypress, Texas

2024 NFCA Division III Top 25 Committee

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