Manchester University’s Kaile Niezgodski (South Bend, Ind./Clay) led the Spartans to a 5-1 record last week and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Hitter of the Week.
The freshman finished the week 8-for-12 (.667) with one double, two home runs, six runs scored, six RBI, five walks, and three stolen bases as the Spartans split a doubleheader with Grace (IN) and swept doubleheaders against Albion and Mount St. Joseph.
Manchester (10-6, 2-0 HCAC) is set to face Anderson, Franklin, and Hanover in league play this week.
||Ariana Muffo, Bluffton University
|Week 2||Katie Clark, Bluffton University
|Week 3||Kylie Planck, Defiance College
|Week 4||Danielle Merrick, Hanover College
|Week 5||Kaile Niezgodski, Manchester University