SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – Summit League softball is off and running as we enter the second week of the season. The first week saw a lot of exciting moments and sets up what looks to be another great year of Summit League softball.
Around The League
• Two teams ended the opening weekend with winning records, highlighted by North Dakota and Omaha's South Dakota's 3-2 records at the H-E-B Classic and Rambler Rumble, respectively.
• Omaha pitcher Sydney Hampton earned her first career pitcher of the week honor after compiling a 3-0 record, throwing two complete-game shutouts in 16 innings of work. Teammate Emmy Dargy was named the player of the week after posting a .455 batting average with three home runs, seven RBI and one double in 11 at-bats
• The Mavericks brought the bats out last week, hitting a league-best seven home runs and 23 RBI
• South Dakota State's Grace Glanzer got it done in the circle for the Jackrabbits, picking up two wins in 14 innings pitched, compiling a 1.00 ERA
• North Dakota's Angel Love finished the weekend with five hits on a team-best five RBI in five games to help lead the Fighting Hawks to a 3-2 record
• North Dakota State's Montana DeCamp led the Bison at the plate, hitting a pair of doubles and recorded a .462 batting average
• Western Illinois' Savannah Rodriguez leads the league with 11 strikeouts in 8 innings of work.
Where's Your Squad
North Dakota // Feb. 14-16 // 4 games
Louisiana Classic // Lafayette, La.
North Dakota State // Feb. 14-16 // 5 games
Florida Bubly Invitational // Gainesville, Fla.
Omaha // Feb. 14-15 // 4 games
at New Mexico State // La Cruces, N.M.
Purdue Fort Wayne // Feb. 14-16 // 5 games
Troy Tournament // Troy, Ala.
South Dakota // Feb. 14-16 // 6 games
Madeira Beach Invitational // Madeira Beach, Fla.
South Dakota State // Feb. 14-16 // 5 games
Scrap Yard College Softball Classic // Houston, Texas
Western Illinois // Feb. 14-15 // 3 games
Getterman Classic // Waco, Texas