LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Virginia Wesleyan’s Hanna Hull repeated as Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Pitcher of the Week and Berry’s Karlie Jarrett captured this week’s National Player of the Week honor.
Hull, a freshman left-hander for the (16-0) Marlins, went 3-0 last week with a complete-game shutout of nationally-ranked Manhattanville and both wins in the Marlins’ first-ever sweep of rival Salisbury to earn her second straight honor. The Chesterfield, Va., native allowed just two runs and 10 hits in the three games. In 17.1 innings of work, she fanned 21 and walked just five.
Jarrett, meanwhile, was 6-for-7 (.857) for the week, with five runs, a bases-clearing triple and three runs batted in. The Chattooga High graduate also had a stolen base and compiled an 1.143 slugging percentage, as the (16-0) Vikings swept three games from Sewanee.
Other Selected Top Performances
East Texas Baptist junior pitcher Jordan Anderson had a three-hit shutout with nine strikeouts. … Meredith junior left fielder Maria Annunziata batted .600 (3-for-6) with a double and homer. … Maryville (Tenn.) freshman third baseman Morgan Brewer was 9-for-11 (.818) with a double, triple, two homers and nine RBI. … Washington (Mo.) junior pitcher/utility player Maggie Clapp went 2-1 with a 0.46 ERA against a pair of ranked teams. … Berry senior pitcher/utility player Marie Collup threw a two-hitter against Sewanee with nine strikeouts and also hit .500 (3-for-6) with a homer and five RBI. … St. Catherine sophomore third baseman Jenna George hit .700 (7-for-10) with four runs, a homer, five RBI and five walks … Meredith junior pitcher Taylor Jackson had two complete games and allowed two earned runs. … East Texas Baptist sophomore second baseman Linzie Lewis was 7-for-10 (.700) with a double, inside-the-park homer and five RBI. … Washington (Mo.) senior outfielder Hannah Mehrle hit .636 (7-for-11) with two runs, three doubles and four RBI. … Otterbein junior pitcher Rachael Owens tossed a complete game and helped herself at the plate, going 6-for-16 (.375) with two doubles, a homer and seven RBI. … Otterbein senior outfielder Molly Riggs was 10-for-19 (.526) with a double, five steals and five RBI. … Virginia Wesleyan junior shortstop Kiersten Richardson was 15-for-26 (577) with 14 runs, six doubles and 11 steals. … New York University sophomore outfielder Claire Stefanelli set a team record with six RBI and had a grand slam against FDU-Florham and hit .571 for the week. … Luther junior shortstop Anna Strien hit .572 (4-for-7) with a double, triple, homer and seven RBI. … Hendrix sophomore pitcher Emily Stockalper went 2-0 with a 0.50 ERA.
The Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Player and Pitcher of the Week are selected by Division III head coaches representing the eight NCAA regions.
2017 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Pitcher of the Week
March 8 — Hanna Hull, Virginia Wesleyan College, Fr. LHP, Chesterfield, Va.
March 1 — Hanna Hull, Virginia Wesleyan College, Fr. LHP, Chesterfield, Va.
Feb. 22 — Marie Collop, Berry College, Sr. RHP, Atlanta.
2017 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III National Player of the Week
March 8 — Karlie Jarrett, Berry College, Sr. UTIL, Summerville, Ga.
March 1 — Ashley Royer, Wesley College, So. 3B, Lititz, Pa.
Feb. 22 — Sarah Moore, Berry College, Sr. SS, Lookout Mountain, Ga.