LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Highlighted by a pair of multi-homer games and 10 RBI, Daysha Mendez of Columbine High School (Littleton, Colo.) was named MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week for her outstanding play during the week of Sept. 3-9.
Mendez, who slugged 1.764 on the week, clubbed four home runs, two triples and a double, helping the Rebels to a 4-1 week. She posted a .765 batting average with 13 hits, 12 runs scored and a .789 on-base percentage. Mendez’s multi-homer contests came in win over Denver East (five RBI, four runs) and a one-run defeat to Mountain Vista (two RBI, two runs). The senior outfielder added two hits and three RBI versus Ponderosa and was 4-for-4 in a one-run win over ThunderRidge.
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.com by Sunday evening to be eligible for that week’s award.
The MaxPreps/NFCA High School Players of the Week are announced on NFCA.org every Monday during the fall season, with one representative chosen from the participating regions. During the spring campaign, a player from each of five separate high school regions is selected.
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 websites on the internet. Coaches who 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.
2018-19 Max Preps/NFCA Players of the Week
9/10/18 – Daysha Mendez, Sr., Columbine High School (Littleton, Colo.)
9/4/18 – Sydney Chambley, Jr., Mount Paran Christian Academy (Kennesaw, Ga.)
8/27/18 – Delanie Cox, Sr., Cherokee Trail High School (Aurora, Colo.)
8/20/18 – Tori Kniesche, Jr., Wayne (Neb.) High School
8/13/18 – Ariel Thompson, So., Sequoyah High School (Claremore, Okla.)