2019 NAIA Softball Players of the Week - No. 3 (April 2)

2019 NAIA Softball Players of the Week - No. 3 (April 2)

KANSAS CITY, MO. - Allison Seats of Central Baptist (Ark.) has been named the NAIA National Softball Player of the Week and Emily Cerny of Science & Arts (Okla.) has been named the NAIA National Softball Pitcher of the Week, the National office announced Tuesday.

Softball Player of the Week
Allison Seats  
5-2, SO, SS Jacksonville, Ark.

Allison Seats had a successful week with a six-game winning streak and four home runs.

  • Weekly Stats
    • Batted .647. Scoring 8 runs with four home runs and three doubles
    • Had slugging percentage of 1.529
    • Seats had 11 hits on 17 at bats and 11 RBI
    • Helped her team go 6-0 in the last week

Softball Pitcher of the Week 
Emily Cerny of Science & Arts (Okla.) 
5-3, SO, P, Newcastle, OK

Cerny earns national honors for the second week in a row. Striking out 47 batters in 26 innings pitched for the week.

  • Weekly Stats
    • Cerny threw her fifth shutout of the season
    • Stuck out 17 batters in win over SAGU Lions
    • 0.27 ERA
    • Cerny earned a 4-0 record on the mound this week

Player Nominees: Neelee Griffith, Milligan (Tenn.) ; Madison Wright, Simpson (Calif.) ; Ali Graham, Oregon Tech ; Ashley Galason, St. Francis (Ill.) ; Miranda Wehrle, Indiana Wesleyan ; Mehana Johns, William Jessup (Calif.) ; Tori Homolka, Concordia (Neb.) ; Alyx Witt, Grand View (Iowa) ; Tori Robinson, Georgia Gwinnett ; Makenzie Musgrove, Avila (Mo.) ; Makea-al Kaluau, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) ; Lauren Hein, Waldorf (Iowa) ; Emily Flores, Houston-Victoria (Texas) ; Hailey Leitner, Point Park (Pa.) ; Jaci Smith, Oklahoma City ; Jezabelle Quintana, Bethel (Tenn.) ; Avery Miller, Keiser (Fla.) ; Payton Robinson, Indiana Tech


Pitcher Nominees: Laura Helmich, Williams Baptist (Ark.) ; Karley Hobbs, Truett-McConnell (Ga.) ; Sydney Moorhead, Simpson (Calif.) ; Sarah Abramson, Oregon Tech ; Allison Golic, Saint Xavier (Ill.) ; Breena Smith, Marian (Ind.) ; Jamie Ponce, Hope International (Calif.) ; Brittany Woolridge, Concordia (Neb.) ; Libby Yenger, Grand View (Iowa) ; Summer Maxwell, Crowley's Ridge (Ark.) ; Samantha Torres, Saint Mary (Kan.) ; Jessica Webb, Cumberlands (Ky.) ; Brieanna Brock, Bellevue (Neb.) ; Jackie Longoria, Houston-Victoria (Texas) ; Katie Tarr, Point Park (Pa.) ; Caroline Newton, Middle Georgia State ; Sylvia Welsh, Warner (Fla.) ; Ashlynn Henderson, Michigan-Dearborn


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 02): Emily Cerny, Science & Arts (Okla.) , Allison Seats, Central Baptist (Ark.) 


Championship Information

NAIA Softball Championship


May 11-13, 2020
National Championship Opening 
Round – Campus Sites

May 21-27, 2020
Columbus, Georgia