Player of the Week - Alexis Sharples, Barton
Alexis Sharples provided a .667 punch out of the No. 9 hole slot helping the Cougars to six victories on the week. Collecting a hit in each of the games, Sharples' 1.176 slugging percentage drove in eight runs from the bottom of the lineup including three doubles to go along with a triple and home run while playing a flawless hot corner with fourteen putouts.
Pitcher of the Week - Tia Kohl, Barton
Tia Kohl was dialed in this week for eighteen innings of work picking up four victories improving to 14-4 on the season. In the three starts on the week, Kohl scattered just ten hits in the seventeen frames, countering a pair of solo home runs Saturday with a career high ten punchouts. Entering game two in the top of the 7th with Barton trailing by one, Kohl inherited a runner to send the next three down in order including the first on a strikeout lower the sophomore's ERA to 3.59.