SCCC’s Rodgers is National Player of the Week PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 01 April 2011 11:24

By ROY ALLEN
• SCCC SPorts Information
Seward County Lady Saints sophomore first baseman Jill Rodgers has been named the NJCAA National Player of the Week for her performances in a 6-1 week for Seward.
Rodgers, a Duncan, Okla. native, hit .478 for the Lady Saints last week while hammering out six doubles, a home run, and 15 RBIs.  Tuesday against Barton
Rodgers was unstoppable at the plate for Seward, going 3-for-4 with a double and three RBIs in game one before turning around and going 3-for-3 with a double, a home run, and six RBIs in game two of the double header. 
On Thursday against Otero Rodgers bounced back from a down game one to go 2-for-4 with a double and an RBI in the Lady Saints game two win. Saturday in Seward’s matchup with Trinidad State, she drove in a run in game one to go along with a pair of walks and was 1-for-3 with a double and two RBIs in game two of the Lady Saints sweep of the Lady Trojans. 
In her final game of the week against No. 18 Western Nebraska, Rodgers was at the forefront of Seward’s 6-0 upset win over the Cougars as she went 2-for-4 with two doubles, two runs scored, and two RBIs for the Lady Saints. 
Rodgers is currently hitting .355 on the season while leading the team in games played (34), at bats (121), hits (43), doubles (15), and RBI’s (41).

 
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