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Holyoke’s Vasa Named NFCA High School Player of the Week

NFCASTARKVILLE, Miss. – Senior infielder Marci Vasa of Holyoke High School in Holyoke, Colo., has been named as the High School Player of the Week by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for games played from Oct. 11-17, 2010. 

Despite playing just one game last week, Vasa made sure each at bat counted by going 3-for-5 with four runs, four RBIs and a home run in a 16-6 win over Yuma that sent the Dragons to this week’s state tournament. 

For the year, Vasa currently leads Holyoke with a batting average of .429 to go along with 25 runs, 18 RBIs and nine extra base hits. She will enter the state tournament with a .661 slugging percentage and an on-base percentage of .500. 

Holyoke, the 10th-seed, will begin its quest for the Class 3A state title on Friday when it meets seventh-seeded Valley at 12:15 p.m. MT at the Aurora Sports Park in Aurora, Colo. 

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. 

To obtain a coach’s login, please contact:  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it or call (800) 329-7324 x1. To enter a team’s stats on the MaxPreps website, please click here. 


For any questions regarding the award and the nominating process or for more information, please contact Michelle LaBella at (662) 320-2155 or  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

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2010 NFCA High School National Player of the Week - Fall
Oct. 18 – Marci Vasa – Holyoke HS – 1B/3B – Holyoke, Colo. 
Oct. 12 – Annie Richardson – Faith Christian HS – 1B/3B – Arvada, Colo. 
Oct. 4 – Mikka Jones – Monarch HS – 1B – Louisville, Colo.