After one weekend of league play, Jordan de los Reyes of Illinois State was named MVC Player of the Week, Morgan Florey of Evansville took Pitcher of the Week with Southern Illinois' Susie Baranski taking MVC Newcomer of the Week.
Thirty of the top NCAA® softball student-athletes who excel both on and off the field were selected as candidates today for the 2017 Senior CLASS Award® in collegiate softball. The Valley is represented by Southern Illinois' Shaye Harre and Evansville's Chandra Parr.
The Valley had a big weekend going 33-10, including Bradley's win over No. 16 Louisiana-Lafayette. Maria Schroeder of Bradley was named MVC Player of the Week, Katie Malone of Wichita State took Pitcher of the Week with Drake's Sarah Maddox taking MVC Newcomer of the Week.
Three Bradley pitchers combined to hold 16th-ranked Louisiana-Lafayette to just one hit and junior Maria Schroeder hit a 2-run homer off ULL All-American hurler Alex Stewart to power the Braves to a 2-1 victory over the Ragin' Cajuns Sunday to conclude the Mardi Gras Classic.