BAY CITY, Mich. - Ohio Dominican University freshman Allie Hinton (Newcomerstown, Ohio) and Wayne State University redshirt freshman Lyndsay Butler (Cambridge, Ontario) have been chosen as the GLIAC Softball "Player of the Week" and "Pitcher of the Week", respectively.
GLIAC Softball Player of the Week:
Ohio Dominican University
Freshman, 2B, R/R
Ohio Dominican University freshman
Allie Hinton was a commanding presence at the plate last week,
instrumental in the Panthers going 4-2, including a sweep over then
league-leading Grand Valley. Hinton hit .350 (7-for-20) with a .750
slugging percentage. Hinton scored five times, hit two homeruns,
drove in seven, and had two doubles. The freshman went 1-for-4,
which was her first grand slam of her young career against
Northwood, then followed that up with the Panthers only run, after
a solo homerun in the 1-0 victory over the Lakers.
Softball Player Weekly Honor Roll: Taylor Menhart - AU, Amy Dunleavy - FS, Emily Reynolds - UF, Briauna Taylor - GV, Melissa Felkey - HC, Hannah Francis - LE, Emily Isla - MU, Natalie Lampman - NU, Abby Stoner - SV, Amanda Burnard - WS.
2014 "Players of the Week": (3/17) B. Taylor - GV, (3/24) A. Best - SV, (3/31) A. Hinton - OD, (4/7) A. Hinton - OD, (4/14) T. Thomas - OD, (4/21) A. Hinton - OD.
GLIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week:
Wayne State University
R-Freshman, Pitcher, L/R
Wayne State University redshirt freshman Lyndsay Butler compiled a 2-0 record with a save in three appearances. She struck out 20 and walked two in 16.1 innings, while recording two shutouts. Butler did not allow any runs or earned runs on 14 hits for an ERA of 0.00 for the week. Butler struck out nine and walked one in a two-hit shutout of Malone in game one. She entered game two vs. the Pioneers in the top of the fifth with two outs and runners on second and third and WSU holding a 2-1 lead. Butler struck out Malone’s No. 3 hitter, then struck out five of Malone’s final nine batters to preserve the win.
Softball Player Weekly Honor Roll: Cara DeLange - FS, Tawna Whited - UF, Lauren Gevaart - GV, Sarah Grunert - HC, Hannah Shevenell - LE, Maddison Sebald - NU, Rachael Stanzel - OD, Alexa Gehris - SV.
2014 "Pitchers of the Week": (3/17) B. Lee - WS, (3/24) S. Vrabel - SV, (3/31) R. Stanzel - OD, (4/7) R. Stanzel - OD, (4/14)) L. Gevaart - GV, (4/21) L. Butler - WS.