NSU earns three MIAA honors
KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Three Northeastern State athletes earned weekly conference honors on Tuesday.
Lisa Ripperger and Kayce Wooldridge swept the MIAA weekly softball honors, the league announced today. Ripperger was named the MIAA Hitter of the Week, while Wooldridge was honored as the MIAA Pitcher of the Week.
Ripperger had a .769 average (10-for-13) at the plate with at least two hits in all four games. Wooldridge earned a 2-0 record in the circle and had an unblemished .000 earned run average. The freshman threw a four-hit complete-game shutout in NSUs 9-0 win over Bacone College Feb. 23. Overall, she threw 8.1 innings and struck out five, while only allowing six hits and no runs.
On the baseball side, Northeastern State’s Cody Robinson was MIAA Hitter of the Week. He hit three home runs in NSU’s 10-4 victory over Truman State in the first game of Sunday’s doubleheader. In a five-game stretch, Robinson hit .412 (7-for-17) and led the team with four home runs, 11 runs batted in and a 1.235 slugging percentage.