BAY CITY, Mich. - Wayne State University freshman Emily Cava (Oakville, Ontario) and 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:
Wayne State University
Freshman, 1B, L/R
Wayne State University freshman Emily Cava batted .600 (18-for-30) with 12 runs scored as WSU went 8-0 the last week of the regular season. She had four doubles and nine RBI from the leadoff spot for a .733 slugging percentage. Cava walked twice plus had a sacrifice fly for an on-base percentage of .606 with just one strikeout in 33 plate appearances. She was also 4-for-4 in stolen base attempts. Cava had six multiple-hit contests during the week including the first four-hit game by a Warrior in over two years, and she went 4-for-4 with two doubles and two RBI in the game one win over Northwood.
Softball Player Weekly Honor Roll: Jen Moore - AU, Casey Bias - FS, Tori Allen - UF, Miranda Cleary - GV, Bekah Kastning - HC, Darrian Yanek - LE, Allison Traczyk - LS, Emily Isla - MU, Jessica Tostrud - NU, Taylor Thomas - OD, Mackenzie Rousse - SV,
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, (4/28) E. Cava - WS.
GLIAC Softball Pitcher of the Week:
Wayne State University
R-Freshman, Pitcher, L/R
Wayne State University redshirt freshman pitcher Lyndsay Butler went 4-0 with a save in her five appearances with two no-hitters and one near perfect game. For the week, she struck out 43 and walked three in 27.2 innings while allowing six hits for an opponent batting average of .063. She had three complete shutouts plus shared another allowing just two unearned runs at Ferris State. Butler has not allowed an earned run in her last eight appearances and just the two aforementioned unearned runs over a span of 44 innings. She struck out six in her six innings at Ferris State last Tuesday. Butler came back the next day to toss a six-inning no-hitter vs. Lake Erie striking out 13.
Softball Player Weekly Honor Roll: Brittany Flanigan - AU, Megan Hiler - FS, Tawna Whited - UF, Sarah Grunert - HC, Amanda Anderson - LE, Vanessa Ewing - NU, Alexa Gebris - SV, Casi Rohr - Walsh,
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, (4/28) L. Butler - WS.