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NFCA MaxPreps Awards for the Week Ending June 6th

NFCA/MaxPreps HS Player of the WeekSTARKVILLE, Miss. – Junior Cassandra Kohler of Valley Central High School in Montgomery, N.Y., and sophomore Chloe Eshenbaugh of Montineau High School in West Sunbury, Pa., have both been named as the High School Players of the Week for their respective regions by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association for games played through June 6th, 2011. 

From the East Region, Kohler went 2-0 in the circle last week while only allowing one earned run in 17 innings of work.  Against Kingston the junior struck out seven to earn her fifth shutout of the year, improving her record to 11-3.  For the season Kohler owns a 1.89 ERA and has held opposing hitters to a .199 batting average.  With the wins last week the Vikings improve to 14-2 in conference, 19-3 overall.

Representing the North Region, Eshenbaugh hit .800 last week with five RBI, four runs-scored and a home run.  Her efforts at the plate helped her team to two big victories over Cranberry Area and Langley.  On the season the sophomore is hitting .567, has a slugging percentage of .883 and has only struck out once this season in 69 plate appearances.  With the wins, the 7th ranked Warriors improved to 8-0 in league and 17-1 on the season.

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 Players of the Week, one for each high school region, will be announced by the Association on www.nfca.org every Monday during the spring season. 

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.