2019 NAIA Softball Players of the Week - No. 5 (April 16)

2019 NAIA Softball Players of the Week - No. 5 (April 16)

KANSAS CITY, MO. - Kassidi Cadle of Marian (Ind.) has been named the NAIA National Softball Player of the Week and Karley Hobbs of Truett-McConnell (Ga.) has been named the NAIA National Softball Pitcher of the Week, the National office announced Tuesday.


Softball Player of the Week

Kassidi Cadle of Marian (Ind.)

5-4, FR, IF, Lebanon, Ind.

Kassidi Cadle helped lead the No. 3 Knights to a perfect 8-0 week adding to their 38-0 overall record

Weekly Stats

  • Batted average .625
  • Had slugging percentage of 0.969
  • Cadle had 20 hits on 32 at bats and 15 RBI
  • She scored 12 runs for the Knights this week


Softball Pitcher of the Week

Karley Hobbs of Truett-McConnell (Ga.)  

5-8, SO, P, Loganville, Ga.

Karley Hobbs dominated this week, helping her team go 5-0

Weekly Stats

  • Hobbs overall ERA is now 1.20 and she holds her opponents to a batting average of .188
  • She threw 11 strikeouts with an ERA of 0.74
  • Hobbs does not have a single loss on the mound
  • Hobbs currently leads the country in wins (26)

Player Nominees: Mackenzie Kasarda, Columbia (Mo.) ; Brie Levy, Truett-McConnell (Ga.) ; Madison Loui, Marymount California ; Kiahna Brown, Oregon Tech ; Kayla Garcia, St. Francis (Ill.) ; Tatiana Tabizon, Vanguard (Calif.) ; Hhana Haro, Concordia (Neb.) ; Avery Johnson, Culver-Stockton (Mo.) ; Kaitlyn Stebelton, Crowley's Ridge (Ark.) ; Jessica Jones, McPherson (Kan.) ; Payton Blades, Campbellsville (Ky.) ; Ashlyn Teran, Bellevue (Neb.) ; Jaden Lance, Texas A&M Texarkana ; Danaria Lewis, Midway (Ky.) ; Amber O'Bryant, Mid-America Christian (Okla.) ; Ashton Fielding, Faulkner (Ala.) ; Sam Holcomb, Southeastern (Fla.) ; Kattie Popko, Madonna (Mich.)


Pitcher Nominees: Lexi Dickerson, Columbia (Mo.) ; Deandria Lockett, Marymount California ; Colette Robert, College of Idaho ; Emily Carstens, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) ; Shelby Herron, Marian (Ind.) ; Hilaria Stewart, Arizona Christian ; Kelsey Goodban, College of Saint Mary (Neb.) ; Olivia Brees, Baker (Kan.) ; Christie Betker, McPherson (Kan.) ; Annabelle Ramirez, Lindsey Wilson (Ky.) ; Monique Ashley, Bellevue (Neb.) ; Cassie Vasquez, Texas A&M Texarkana ; Katie Tarr, Point Park (Pa.) ; Regan Martin, Mid-America Christian (Okla.) ; Caitlin Perry, Faulkner (Ala.) ; Autumn Green, Keiser (Fla.) ; Madisen Henry, Madonna (Mich.)


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.)

Championship Information

NAIA Softball Championship


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

May 21-27, 2020
Columbus, Georgia