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 was the Tournament MVP as the Lions went 3-1 to win the American Collegiate Athletic Association Championship. In the first day of the tournament, the freshman went 2-0 in the circle with 11 strikeouts and just two walks in 14 innings. Avila also batted .500 (5-for-10) during the week with a hit in each of the four games. The freshman drove in a pair of runs and produced three runs.