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Monarch’s Jones Named As Inaugural NFCA High School Player of the Week
STARKVILLE, Miss. – Junior first baseman Mikka Jones of Monarch High School in Louisville, Colo., has been named as the first-ever NFCA High School Player of the Week for games played between Sept. 27 through Oct. 3, 2010, the Association announced on Monday.
Jones went 8-for-10 over three games for the Coyotes with 11 RBIs, four doubles, four triples and four runs, as she helped pace her team to a 2-1 week. She ended the week with a .800 batting average, an 0.818 on-base percentage and a slugging percentage of 2.000.
For the season, Jones is hitting .574 with 22 RBIs, 11 extra base hits and 13 walks for an on-base percentage of .672 and a slugging percentage of 0.894.
The NFCA High School Player of the Week award will be given out each week during the fall to the top player nationally from schools that are playing in their regular season of competition. During the spring, the NFCA will present the award to the top player in each of its five regions on a weekly basis.
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.comby Sunday evening to be eligible for that week’s award. The NFCA High School Player of the Week will be announced by the Association on www.nfca.org every Monday during the fall and spring seasons.
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 web sites on the internet. Coaches that 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.
Other Top Performances
Andrea Studer of Reeds Spring HS (MO) picked up all six wins for the Wolves last week while allowing no earned runs and striking out 40… Brighton HS’s (CO) Alex Moore led her team to two wins by hitting .833 on the week… Emily Anderson of LaGrange HS (GA) struck out 25 over two wins while garnering her 200th strikeout of the season and a no-hitter vs. Troup County HS….
2010 NFCA High School National Player of the Week - Fall
Oct. 4 – Mikka Jones – Monarch HS – 1B – Louisville, Colo.