Under Armour Softball Player of the Week & NWAC Players of the Week
SHEVAN DEFRIETAS - SW OREGON
SOPHOMORE - FIRST BASE/PITCHER
Shevan DeFreitas, Waipahu HS / Waipahu, HI, helped lead the second-ranked Lakers to 8 straight victories last week. She had 14 hits in 24 at bats for a .583 batting average with 5 doubles, a triple and 4 home runs to drive in 16 RBIs while scoring 17 runs. DeFreitas also reached base 10 other times on 8 walks and 2 hit by pitch with no strikeouts. She also collected a pair of saves on the mound for SW Oregon.
An opposing pitcher's nightmare, DeFreitas is #1 in the NWAC in home runs (22), #2 in RBIs (64), #2 in walks (27), #3 in batting average (.522), #4 in runs (57), #5 in HBP (8) and #6 in hits with 60. On the field she has only committed one error in 38 games this season.
NWAC PLAYERS OF THE WEEK - MAY 9
Pitcher of the Week Jessica Gibson, Rainier HS / Rainier, OR, pitched her second 5-inning no hitter of the season last week against Southern Region rival Clark while collecting three wins on the week.
Gibson leads the Red Devil pitching staff in Wins (9), K’s (38), and ERA (4.04).