KANSAS CITY, MO. – Sabrina Gilliam of Martin Methodist (Tenn.) has been named the NAIA National Softball Player of the Week and Emily Cerny of Science & Arts of Oklahoma has been named the NAIA National Softball Pitcher of the Week, the National office announced Tuesday.
Softball Player of the Week
Sabrina Gilliam, Martin Methodist
5-11, JR, IF, Columbia, Tenn.
- Gilliam helped her team to a 5-1 week last week with a current seven-game hit streak.
- Weekly Stats
- Batted 0.714. Scoring 13 runs with two home runs, seven doubles and one triple
- Had slugging percentage of 1.429
- Seats had 15 hits on 21 at-bats and 14 RBI
Softball Pitcher of the Week
Emily Cerny, Science & Arts of Oklahoma
5-3, SO, P, Newcastle, Okla.
- Cerny helped her team to an 8-0 week
- Weekly Stats
- Captured her 13th shutout of the season in last week’s final contest against No. 2 Oklahoma City.
- Stuck out 35 batters improving her perfect record on the mound to 21-0
- She has struck out 220 batters in 130.2 innings pitched this season.
Player Nominees: Katlyn Gordon, Central Baptist (Ark.); Ashley Sain, Union (Ky.); Johnie Cortez, Marymount California; Mckenna Armantrout, Oregon Tech; Danielle Callahan, St. Francis (Ill.); Erin Cozad, Taylor (Ind.); Emily Hall, Vanguard (Calif.); Angela Brazil, Midland (Neb.); Dakota Buttrey, Graceland (Iowa) ; Aubree Cox, Georgia Gwinnett; Mia Moreno, Avila (Mo.); Cassie Matlock, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.); Erin Sharpe, Bellevue (Neb.); Hannah Cooper, Texas A&M Texarkana; Taylor Webb, Rio Grande (Ohio); Randa Hatter, Science & Arts (Okla.); Barbara Woll, Thomas (Ga.); Emily Martin, Indiana Tech
Pitcher Nominees: Kaitlyn Nottelmann, Columbia (Mo.); Karley Hobbs, Truett-McConnell (Ga.); Kirsten Hernandez, La Sierra (Calif.); Sarah Abramson, Oregon Tech; Emily Carstens, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.); Jessica Doctor, Taylor (Ind.); Courtney Thornhill, Vanguard (Calif.); Jaylee Hinrichs, Midland (Neb.); Olivia Brees, Baker (Kan.); Taylor Hansis, Georgia Gwinnett; Christie Betker, McPherson (Kan.); Jessica Webb, Cumberlands (Ky.); Emilee Wilson, Valley City State (N.D.); Cassie Vasquez, Texas A&M Texarkana; Ashley Iagnemma, Point Park (Pa.); Erika Greek, Mobile (Ala.); Autumn Green, Keiser (Fla.); Amanda Shonka, Indiana Tech
2018-19 Softball Composite Award Winners (Pitcher, Player)
Week 1 (March 20): Gabby Sandoval, Southern Oregon, Juli King, Union (Ky.)
Week 2 (March 27): Emily Cerny, Science & Arts (Okla.), Jaci Smith, Oklahoma City
Week 3 (April 03): Emily Cerny, Science & Arts (Okla.), Allison Seats, Central Baptist (Ark.)
Week 4 (April 10): Olivia Brees, Baker (Kan.), Allie Stines, Southern Oregon
Week 5 (April 17): Karley Hobbs, Truett-McConnell (Ga.), Kassidi Cadle, Marian (Ind.)
Week 6 (April 24): Emily Cerny, Science & Arts (Okla.), Sabrina Gilliam, Martin Methodist (Tenn.)