Emily Willmann, Manchester University, Softball (Hitter)

Manchester University’s Emily Willmann (Montpelier, Ind./Blackford) led the Spartans into first place in the HCAC standings and has been named the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference Softball Hitter of the Week. 

The sophomore shortstop finished the week 8-for-14 (.571) with six runs scored and three RBI, while posting an on-base percentage of .625. 

Willmann singled in the bottom of the seventh to drive in the winning run against Rose-Hulman Saturday, moving the Spartans into first place with two games remaining. 

Manchester (17-13, 9-3 HCAC) can clinch the HCAC title with a sweep of Defiance this afternoon.

HCAC Softball
Hitters-of-the-Week
Week 1
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
Week 6  Jessica Ahlborn, Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology
Week 7 Lauren Smith, Anderson University
Week 8 Sami Frazier, Anderson University
Week 9 Emily Willmann, Manchester University