MSOE's Wiederholt, Manssen Named NACC Softball Student-Athletes of the Week

MSOE pitcher Emily Wiederholt and first baseman Amanda Manssen have been named the NACC Softball Student-Athletes of the Week for week of April 29-May 5, 2019.
MSOE pitcher Emily Wiederholt and first baseman Amanda Manssen have been named the NACC Softball Student-Athletes of the Week for week of April 29-May 5, 2019.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. (naccsports.org) --- Milwaukee School of Engineering pitcher Emily Wiederholt (Cuba City, Wis.) and first baseman Amanda Manssen (Bull Valley, Ill.) have been named the Northern Athletics Collegiate Conference (NACC) Softball Student-Athletes of the Week for week of April 29-May 5, 2019, as selected by the league's sports information directors.

NACC Pitcher of the Week
Wiederholt, a junior, started all three games of MSOE's NACC tournament title run in the circle. She scattered three hits and four walks while allowing just one unearned run and striking out five over 10 innings pitched.

NACC Position Player of the Week
Manssen, a junior, hit .714 (5-of-7) with a .788 on-base percentage and an .857 slugging percentage in three games at the NACC Softball Touranment, helping lead the Raiders to a perfect 3-0 mark and the program's first tournament title. She finished the week with a double, a stolen base, two walks drawn, three RBIs and three runs scored as the Raiders secured their first NCAA berth. In the championship final against Marian alone, Manssen went 2-for-2 with an RBI, two walks dran and two runs scored.

This is Manssen's second NACC Softball Student-Athlete of the Week honor this season, bookending this year's Position Player honors. This week's honorees are the finale NACC Softball weekly honorees for the 2019 season.


Past NACC Softball Student-Athletes of the Week

Date Pitcher Position Player
March 5   Maddie Coppens, Edgewood       Amanda Manssen, MSOE  
March 12   Rylee Klema, Rockford  Carina Jimenez, Alverno
March 19  Rylee Klema, Rockford  Jenna Pozezinski, Concordia Wisconsin 
March 26    Stephanie Renner, Aurora  Gabby Curran, Dominican
April 2  Leah Binsfeld, Lakeland  Kaitlyn Velazquez, Benedictine
April 9  Abby Mahsem, Wisconsin Lutheran   Becky Bonnin, Concordia Wisconsin
April 16  Abby Mahsem, Wisconsin Lutheran   Jenna Pozezinski, Concordia Wisconsin    
April 23  Gina Followell, Concordia Wisconsin      Ally Fox, Marian
April 30  Hannah Tomasko, Aurora  Elaine Walker, Aurora
May 7  Emily Wiederholt, MSOE  Amanda Manssen, MSOE

 


Last Week's Games

Date Away Home Notes Status Links
Thu., May. 02 No. 6 Wisconsin Lutheran % 3 No. 3 Aurora 0 NACC Tournament Game 1 Final
  No. 5 Dominican % 1 No. 4 Marian 2 NACC Tournament Game 2 @ Montgomery, Ill. Final - 9 innings
  No. 6 Wisconsin Lutheran % 0 No. 2 MSOE 2 NACC Tournament Game 3 @ Montgomery, Ill. Final
  No. 4 Marian % 4 No. 1 Concordia Wisconsin 2 NACC Tournament Game 4 @ Montgomery, Ill. Final
Fri., May. 03 No. 6 Wisconsin Lutheran % 5 No. 5 Dominican 4 NACC Tournament Game 5 @ Montgomery, Ill. Final - 12 innings
  No. 1 Concordia Wisconsin % 2 No. 3 Aurora 6 NACC Tournament Game 6 Final
  No. 6 Wisconsin Lutheran % 2 No. 3 Aurora 9 NACC Tournament Game 7 Final
  No. 4 Marian % 0 No. 2 MSOE 4 NACC Tournament Game 8 Final
Sat., May. 04 No. 4 Marian % 4 No. 3 Aurora 0 NACC Tournament Game 9 Final
  No. 4 Marian % 1 No. 2 MSOE 9 NACC Tournament Game 10 Final - 6 innings
% Post season


This Week's Games

Date Away Home Notes Status Links
Thu., May. 09 MSOE % 7 Calvin 5 NCAA Regional First Round @ Bloomington, Ill. Final
Fri., May. 10 MSOE % 1 Illinois Wesleyan 4 NCAA Division III Regional Second Round Final
  Calvin % 8 MSOE 4 NCAA III Tournament @ Bloomington, Ill. Final
% Post season


2019 NACC Softball Standings

    Conference Overall
GP W-L PCT RS RA GP W-L PCT RS RA L10 STRK
1 Concordia Wisconsin* 22 19-3 0.864 153 67 35 24-11 0.686 213 114 7-3 Lost 2
2 MSOE # 22 18-4 0.818 114 48 46 34-12 0.739 277 145 8-2 Lost 2
3 Aurora 22 16-6 0.727 133 55 44 28-16 0.636 248 133 7-3 Lost 1
4 Marian 22 15-7 0.682 122 82 41 26-15 0.634 222 162 6-4 Lost 1
^ Benedictine 22 13-9 0.591 138 88 40 27-13 0.675 254 157 5-5 Won 2
5 Dominican 22 12-10 0.545 85 89 42 23-19 0.548 176 158 4-6 Lost 2
6 Wisconsin Lutheran 22 11-11 0.500 89 81 40 23-17 0.575 168 125 6-4 Lost 1
Concordia Chicago 22 11-11 0.500 80 82 38 21-17 0.553 159 146 4-6 Lost 2
Lakeland 22 7-15 0.318 71 111 38 14-24 0.368 133 180 1-9 Lost 9
Rockford 22 6-16 0.273 56 127 40 16-24 0.400 136 200 2-8 Lost 7
Alverno 22 2-20 0.091 61 162 40 12-28 0.300 198 270 3-7 Lost 3
Edgewood 22 2-20 0.091 40 150 34 8-26 0.235 121 196 2-8 Lost 8

*-Conference Champion
#-Tournament Champion & Automatic Qualifier to NCAA Championship
x-Clinched Tournament Berth (or number indicates seed)
^-Not eligible for NACC Tournament (Transition to NCAA Division II)

Glossary
GP: Games Played
W-L: Win-Loss Record
PCT: Winning Percentage
RS: Runs Scored
RA: Runs Allowed
L10: Last 10 games
STRK: Current Streak

Standings are updated with the completion of each game.