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Player of the Week revealed

05/23/2017, 5:15pm CDT
By Madeline DeBilzan, SportsEngine

Click to view who was voted as the top performer for May 15-20.

Player of the Week winner

Ali Christians, Waconia The junior pitcher tallied 15 strikeouts in a 1-0 victory against Hutchinson on May 16 and notched 13 more as the Wildcats defeated New Prague 4-2 three days later.

Player of the Week candidates

Taylor Shepard, Northland. The junior pitcher recorded nine strikeouts to earn a 15-0 victory against Cass Lake-Bena. She also had two triples and two RBI.

Marissa Mikrot, Moose Lake-Willow River. The right-handed senior smacked a double and a home run to finish with five RBI in her team’s tight 11-10 loss to Carleton on May 17. She also had two hits and three RBI in the Rebels’ 16-0 victory over Cook County two days earlier.

Annabelle Schutte, St. Louis Park. The junior pitcher helped the Orioles sweep a doubleheader with Robbinsdale Cooper. She threw 10 strikeouts and bunted in the game-winning RBI in a 1-0 victory while also striking out seven more in a 6-2 win. 

Emma Heimerl, Simley. Heimerl hit a home run and two doubles to account for six RBI in a 19-4 victory over St. Paul Central. The freshman has had 29 hits this season.

Ali Christians, Waconia.  The junior pitcher tallied 15 strikeouts in a 1-0 victory against Hutchinson on May 16 and notched 13 more as the Wildcats defeated New Prague 4-2 three days later.

Taylor Koehnen, New Prague. In the 13-3 victory over Orono, the senior catcher was 4 for 4 with a triple, two doubles and a single. She also had five RBI and three stolen bases on the day.

*Stats and records as of May 21

Athletes are considered for the Player of the Week poll only if their stats are entered on the MN Softball Hub by 10 a.m. on Sundays. If any coaches or members of their coaching staff would like to be set up to enter stats, please email john.kelsey@sportsengine.com.


Voting ended Saturday at Noon

MN Softball Hub polls are for entertainment purposes only. 



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