Softball

Avila receives Association of Division III Independents Softball Player of the Week award

Avila receives Association of Division III Independents Softball Player of the Week award

OVERLAND PARK, Kan. – Finlandia University freshman Kassandra Avila (El Monte, Calif.) has been awarded the Association of Division III Independents softball Player of the Week. Avila had a strong week at the plate and in the circle for the Lions who went 4-0 on the week. The freshman batted .778 (7-for-9) with eight RBI and two runs scored, while also tossing 15.0 innings in the circle with three wins and a 0.93 ERA. Avila went 6-for-7 with five RBI and two runs scored in a doubleheader sweep of North Central (Minn.) on Saturday and also picked up the win in the circle in both games with just one run allowed. Avila currently has 18 RBI on the year and leads the Association with nine wins.