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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Texas A&M slugger Tori Vidales and Florida State hurler Kylee Hanson were named Louisville/Slugger NFCA Division I National Player and Pitcher of the Week, respectively, for games played Feb. 12-18.

Vidales, who hails from La Porte, Texas, played a major role in the sixth-ranked Aggies’ 5-0 week. The senior first baseman connected on two grand slams and four home runs, including a walk-off long ball in a 3-2 win over Iowa.

Vidales’ grand slams came in back-to-back contest against Butler and then-RV Tulsa. She also drove in the game-winning RBI in the first game of the week against Stephen F. Austin. She also added a second home run and knocked in five against the Bulldogs. Over give games, the SEC Player of the Week hit .533 (8-15) with 12 RBI, five runs, a 1.333 slugging percentage and .588 on-base percentage.

Hanson went 3-0 last week over then-No. 14 Minnesota and No. 20 Michigan in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge in Tallahassee, Fla. The senior righty posted a 0.00 ERA, allowing an unearned run on five hits with 21 strikeouts and four walks. Hanson, who was named tournament MVP, held her opponents to a .093 batting average and has not allowed an earned run in her last 22.0 innings of work.

Against the Wolverines, Hanson tossed six innings of two-hit shutout ball with four strikeouts. In her previous start versus the Gophers, she went five innings, allowed a run on two hits with eight punchouts and a walk. The Jupitar, Fla. native recorded nine 1-2-3 innings and did not allow a runner to reach second base in 13 of her 15.2 innings pitched.

Selected Top Performances
Jena Cozza, UMass- .571, 8 H, 3B, 5 HR, 11 RBI, 12 R, 1.857 SLG, .700 OBP; Rachel Garcia, UCLA- 2-0, 0.00 ERA, 2 1-H shutouts, 27 K, 0 BB, 14 IP (carried perfect games in 7th in both starts), .045 opp. BA; Kaitlin Lee, Ole Miss-2-0, 0.00 ERA, 6 K, 8 H, nine-inning shutout of Oregon, Puerto Vallarta College Challenge MVP; Gia Rodoni, Baylor- 3-0, 0.82 ERA, 8 H, 2 R, 2 ER, 21 K, 4 BB, .143 opp BA; Sydney Lahners, Pacific- .769, 10 H, 4 HR, 6 R, 11 RBI, 1.769 SLG, .737 OBP; Jessica Hartwell, Texas Tech- .545, 6 H, 2B, 3 HR, 9 RBI, 6 R, 1.455 SLG, .667 OBP; Klandra Mitchum, Elon- 3-0, 1.24 ERA, 19 K, 3 BB, .177 opp BA, 17 IP, perfect game vs. Mount St. Mary’s; Taran Alvelo, Washington- 2-0, 0.00 ERA, 25 K, 4 BB, 3 H, .077 opp. BA; Carly Hoover, LSU- 3-0, 2 SHO, 3 CG, 25 K, 7 BB, 21 IP, .101 opp. BA; Summer Ellyson, Louisiana- 2-0 3.13 ERA, 9 K, 15.2 IP; CG (11 IP, 185 pitches) win over No. 2 Florida; Autumn Humes, Kentucky- no-hitter vs. North Dakota (7 IP, 3 K, 2 BB); Kierra Camp, Georgia Southern- 3-0, 1.84 ERA, 19 K, 3 BB. 19 IP; Brooke Yanez, UC Davis- 3-1, 0.00 ERA, 1 R, 2 SHO, 9 H, 7 BB, 27 K, 23 IP, .123 opp BA; Caylan Arnold, Tennessee- 2-0, 5 APP/1GS, 0.70 ERA, 29 K, 3 R, 2 ER, .145 opp BA, 19 IP; Megan Beaubien, Michigan- 2-0, 0-48 ERA, 12 K, 14.2 IP, 2H shutout of No. 8 Florida State; Kelsey Aikey, Western Kentucky- 2-1, 1.66 ERA, no-hitter vs. Sacred Heart (8 IP, 7 K, 0 BB), 5 H, 11 K, .119 opp BA; Katelyn Massa, Southern Illinois- .455, 2 2B, 3 HR (grand slam), 9 RBI; Jacquelyn Sertic, North Dakota State- 3-1, 1.88 ERA, 27 K, 22.1 IP.

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