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Monday, March 31, 2014

Weekend Roundup

News, Notes, and Milestones:
  • Former LSU All-American and USSSA Pride & Akron Racers pitcher Brittany Mack got married on Sunday.
  • Ex-Hawaii superstar Kelly Majam Elms announced that she and her husband, Hawaii baseball pitcher Josh Elms, are expecting their first child in October.
  • Oregon head coach Mike White earned his 200th career win. He has been in Eugene since 2010.
  • This article on Minnesota Golden Gophers' starting catcher  Taylor LeMay is well-worth reading. Check it out here.
  • Florida State head coach Lonni Alameda registered career win #400 over the weekend.
  • The National Pro Fastpitch draft will be held tonight at 7:00 pm, Central time, in Nashville. The event will be broadcast live on the league's website, profastpitch.com
  • Congrats to the pitchers on this week's edition of the No-No Express! (If I missed somebody that belongs on this list, please bring it to my attention so I can give them the recognition they deserve):
    • Aimee Creger, Tulsa (5.0 IP, 1 BB, 12 SO)
    • Lacey Waldrop, Florida State (6.0 IP, 1 BB, 14 SO)
    • Kayla English, Dayton (6.0 IP, 1 BB, 5 SO)
    • Samantha Hamby, ULM (6.0 IP, 5 BB, 0 SO)




Photo of the Week: 
Tulsa ace pitcher Aimee Creger can also swing the bat; here, she
celebrated a home run. // Photo Cred: Miles Lacy

Player of the Week: 
We have eight players up for the Justin's World National Player of the Week honor this week. Representing eight different schools and five different conference, they all appear on a poll at the top of the right sidebar on this page. You can cast your vote and encourage others to do so until 11:59 PM on Thursday, April 3, 2014. The candidates for the award are:
  • Casey Burns, Radford - .556, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 3 R, 2 HBP
  • Kensey Caldwell, Georgia State - .385, 2 HR, 5 RBI, 6 R, 2 2B, 3 BB
  • Jayme Gee, Arkansas - .455, 2 HR, 7 RBI, 3 R, 3 2B, 2 BB
  • Clare Hosack, Baylor - .417, 5 HR, 10 RBI, 7 R
  • Ashlyn Masters, South Carolina - .643, 1 HR, 6 RBI, 4 2B, 7 R, 4 BB
  • Kirsti Merritt, Florida - .500, 3 HR, 4 RBI, 5 R, 5 BB, 1 SB
  • Kady Self, Oklahoma - .778, 3 HR, 7 RBI, 7 R, 3 BB, 1 2B
  • Maggie Sevilla, Pittsburgh - .571, 3 HR, 9 RBI, 6 R

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