Walljasper Earns LSWA Honors

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Walljasper Earns LSWA Honors

Written by the LSWA

BATON ROUGE – Kasey Frederick of Nicholls and Allie Walljasper of LSU earned the votes to earn Louisiana college state softball players of the week announced on Tuesday by the Louisiana Sports Writers Association.

Frederick hit .700 (7-for-10) in four games with five RBI and two doubles for the Colonels to earn Hitter of the Week honors. Walljasper only had one appearance but it was a 2-0 shutout of the No. 18 Georgia Bulldogs.

Here are the capsules on the winners:

HITTER
KASEY FREDERICK – NICHOLLS – OF/1B, So., Bridge City, Texas
3-1 record – lost to No. 12 LSU, 3-2; W over SLU 9-1 (5), 4-3, 9-7
OPPONENT GS AB R H RBI 2B 3B HR BB SB CS
LSU * 3 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
SLU-1 * 1 1 1 2 1 0 0 2 0 0
SLU-2 * 3 1 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
SLU-3 * 3 1 2 1 1 0 0 0 0 0
TOTALS 4 10 3 7 5 3 0 0 2 0 0
Weekly Batting Avg.: .700 SLG%: 1.000 OB%: .786
Sophomore Kasey Frederick hit safely in all four games last week, finishing with a .700 batting average, five RBIs and a walk-off single. Frederick started the week with a solid showing in the Colonels’ near upset of No. 12 LSU as she singled to center to drive in a run. In the sweep over Southeastern Louisiana, Frederick was 6-for-7 at the plate, highlighted by a 3-for-3 game in the 4-3 victory to clinch the series. With two down in the seventh and the game tied at 3-all, Frederick ripped a shot in the gap for the walk-off win. She capped the series with another multi-hit game, which included her third double of the series. She finished the week with a 1.000 slugging percentage and reached base 10 times in the SLU series.

PITCHER
ALLIE WALLJASPER – LSU
Team 4-0 on the week. 3-2 vs. Nicholls; 4-3, 2-0, 1-0 vs. No. 12/11 Georgia.
Opponent ERA W/L CG SHO SV IP H R ER BB SO
Georgia 0.00 W 1 1 0 7.0 2 0 0 3 4
Weekly Totals 0.00 1-0 1 1 0 7.0 2 0 0 3 4
Held the SEC and nation’s best hitting team in Georgia to just two hits in a complete-game shutout performance to clinch the series against the Bulldogs. Had a no-hitter through three complete innings as just one Georgia player made it past second base on the afternoon. Walljasper retired the side in order in four of the seven innings of the contest and had an opponent batting average of .095.