South Dakota's Allie Daly has been named The Summit League Softball Player of the Week.
South Dakota softball's Allie Daly has been named The Summit League Softball Player of the Week. It is the second career honor for Daly, who previously won the award on April 8.
Daly led the Coyotes to a three-game sweep of Kansas City on Saturday and Sunday that bumped the ‘Yotes to fourth in the Summit League standings and secured their spot in the league tournament. She hit one home run in all three games and also chipped in two doubles and six RBIs while going 5 of 11 (.455) at the plate and slugging 1.455. She leads the league in home runs (13), doubles (16) and RBIs (52), and her home run total is tied for fifth-most in Summit League history while the RBI total is tied for ninth-most.
USD will finish its regular season with a trip to Fargo, N.D., to take on the North Dakota State Bison on Friday (3 p.m.) and Saturday (noon). The conference tournament begins one week later (May 9) and will also be held at NDSU.
Nebraska's Tatum Edwards is the Big Ten's pitcher of the week.
The junior from Murrieta, California, posted two victories and a 1.91 ERA against Michigan last weekend, helping the Huskers to a series win over the Wolverines, who entered the weekend undefeated in Big Ten play.
Edwards scattered just two hits and allowed one run in a complete-game win, striking out six in the series opener. She came on to pitch three hitless innings of relief in the series finale, earning the win after surrendering just one walk.
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