Jansen's Walk-Off Grand Slam, Pondo's Perfect Game Earn Weekly Awards
Jansen (Kaukauna, Wis.) batted .600 (9-for-15) with three home runs, 10 RBIs and seven runs scored for the Sabres (11-11, 6-2 NAC) last week. The junior second baseman blasted a walk-off grand slam which broke a 7-7 tie with two outs in the bottom of the seventh versus Concordia Wisconsin last Tuesday. She recorded a hit in all four games last week, including multi-hit efforts in the final three contests.
Pondo (Bolingbrook, Ill.) pitched a perfect game in the Eagles' (14-8, 7-1 NAC) victory over Wisconsin Lutheran on Friday. The rookie hurler recorded five strikeouts in the five-inning win. Earlier in the week she scattered three hits in a shutout victory over MSOE with five Ks.
Other Position Nominations: Stef Wilmore, Alverno; Lillie Stone, Aurora; Brittany Adcox, Benedictine; Olivia Hires, Concordia Chicago; Cara Landherr, Concordia Wisconsin; Sarah Budz, Dominican; Jessica Spitzer, Edgewood; Sammy Rieder, Lakeland; Rachel Ryan, Maranatha; Mindy Schalinske, Wisconsin Lutheran;
Other Pitching Nominations: Erin Dulek, Alverno; Sarah Dec, Concordia Chicago; Jamie Schuh, Concordia Wisconsin; Marissa Grey, Dominican; Erin Henk, Lakeland; Jana Dempsey, Maranatha; Cherise Waltz, Marian;