Sampson Named GPAC Player-of-the-Week

(GPAC Release) - The Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) and Hauff Mid-America Sports are proud to announce the following softball player and pitcher-of-the-week for April 5 - April 11, 2010. Hauff Mid-America Sports is the presenting sponsor of the 2009-2010 GPAC Players-of-the-Week and Players and Coaches-of-the-Year awards program.

Hauff Mid-America Sports/GPAC Softball Weekly Honors
Player- Brooke Sampson, Doane

Doane outfielder Brooke Sampson is the Hauff Mid-America Sports Softball Player-of-the-Week. Sampson, a freshman from Bakersfield, California, hit .500 for the week going 10-20 at the plate. She posted seven RBIs while hitting three home runs and three doubles. For the week, she had four multi hit games. Of her home runs, two proved to be game-winners and the other tied a game to send it to extra innings in which Doane won. Doane is 17-12 overall and 9-5 in the GPAC.

Pitcher - Kelly Baumert, Morningside
Morningside pitcher Kelly Baumert is the Hauff Mid-America Sports Softball Pitcher-of-the-Week. Baumert, a senior from Omaha, Nebraska, went 3-0 on the week for the Mustangs with an ERA of .41. Over three games she struck out 26 batters and allowed only one run in 17 innings on the mound. She walked six and allowed 12 hits. Morningside is now 21-5 on the season and leads the GPAC with a 9-1 record.