Freshman Taylor Hipsley has earned ICCAC Player of the Week honors for the week the Tigers held their spring break trip in Florida. The Tigers went 2-6 on the week, however Hipsley stood out in 20 at-bats, she came up with seven hits for a .350 average. More importantly, she belted three home runs and knocked in 10 runs. The Redfield, IA native scored seven runs as well in the seven games she played in. She is averaging .393 this season in ten games played. The second baseman has also been consistent with the glove as well, boasting a .944 fielding percentage through 10 games.
"Taylor was locked in the week we played in Florida," Head Coach Dominic Ellis stated of his freshman. "She sprayed the ball to all fields in key situations. I am eager to see her growth and success throughout the rest of the games this season."
Hipsley and the Tigers will look to start the Midwest portion of their schedule off to a strong start with four games at home this weekend playing Ellsworth on Saturday, and Iowa Lakes on Sunday. Saturday is slated to start at 1PM while the first pitch on Sunday is scheduled for noon.