NWAC & Under Armour Softball Athletes of the Week - Week 2
SOPHOMORE • SHORTSTOP
Tatum Dow, Issaquah HS, Issaquah, WA.
In 6 games, Dow turned in a .389 batting average with 7 hits, 2 doubles, 2 home runs, 4 walks and 10 RBIs.
She is currently 1st in the NWAC in hits (46) and total bases (86); 2nd in home runs (10) & RBIs (46); 3rd in runs (37) & doubles (10) & batting average (.554); 4th in on base percentage (.608) and 5th in slugging percentage (1.036)
"Tatum is a team leader and one of the best all around players in the NWAC," said Bulldog head coach Leah Francis. "She hits for power and average, is one of the smoothest and smartest defensive ballplayers I have ever coached and is an amazing teammate. A top-notch student-athlete, Tatum epitomizes the type of ballplayer you love having on your team. She's extremely deserving of this award and I am extremely lucky and blessed that she chose to become a Dawg!"
NWAC ATHLETES OF THE WEEK - APRIL 3
McKenzie Pierce, Sam Barlow HS, Gresham, OR.
Pierce went 6-0 on 6 complete starts and 36.1 innings pitched with a 3.85 ERA.
She leads the NWAC in wins with a 13-3 record and is 8th in ERA (4.19).
“Mack has been our workhorse," said Saints head coach Brittany Hendrickson. "Her ability to pitch smart and produce ground balls has made her one of most effective pitchers in the NWAC. She also produces at the plate in clutch situations.”
NOTE: Vullo Bat Company, based in Mead, Washington, is awarding a Vullo bat engraved with the student athlete's name to each NWAC Baseball and Softball Batter of the Week. Visit Vullo online at vullobatcompany.com and check out their social media pages on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. All bats are hand crafted in the Northwest.