LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Alyssa Gappa of Omaha (Neb.) Northwest High School was named MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week for her outstanding play during the week of Sept. 17-23.
Gappa powered the Huskies to a 4-1 week, launching six home runs, knocking in 14 and slugging 2.071. The junior recorded three multi-homer contests and drove in five runs twice. Against Omaha North and Lincoln, Gappa launched two long balls and drove in five runs, scoring four and three times, respectively. The other two-homer game came in a win against Benson in which she was 2-for-2 with three RBI and two runs scored. For the week, she hit .786 (11-for-14) with four multi-hit contests, 12 runs scored and a .824 on-base percentage.
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
9/24/18 - Alyssa Gappa, Omaha (Neb.) Northwest High School
9/17/18 – Courtney Hill, Fort Gibson (Okla.) High School
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.)