CAMERON PARK, Calif.
--- MaxPreps and the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) are teaming up in an effort to promote high school girls softball and highlight accomplishments of the nearly 366,000 student-athletes participating in the sport annually throughout the entire nation.
The first selections for the Spring 2017 season will take place on Monday, February 27.
2017 Players of the Week
Week 1: February 20-26, 2017
Week 2: Februay 27-March 5, 2017
Week 3: March 6-12, 2017
Week 4: March 13-20, 2017
Week 5: March 21-27, 2017
Week 6: March 28-April 2, 2017
Week 7: April 3-9, 2017
Week 8: April 10-16, 2017
Week 9: April 17-23, 2017
Week 10: April 24-30, 2017
Week 11: May 1-7, 2017
Week 12: May 8-14, 2017
Week 13: May 15-21, 2017
Week 14: May 22-28, 2017
Week 15: May 29-June 4, 2017
Week 16: June 5-11, 2017
To view the Fall 2016 Players of the Week, please click here
MaxPreps will serve as the official statistics and results provider for the NFCA's High School Player of the Week program. Each week during the spring season, the NFCA will choose one Player of the Week who had a great week in play to receive the award.
"MaxPreps.com is extremely proud to be affiliated with the National Fastpitch Coaches Association," said Andy Beal, President, MaxPreps.com. "The support the NFCA has shown the sport of softball is unmatched and their objectives and mission make them a perfect match for MaxPreps.com."
Coaches must submit player statistics to MaxPreps in order to make their athlete eligible to win the award. MaxPreps publishes schedules, scores and standings for each of the nearly 16,000 schools participating in girls softball across the country. MaxPreps also provides high school coaches with team pages, statistical software and a variety of other services, all free of charge.
Based in Louisville, Kentucky the NFCA will use results and statistics provided by MaxPreps to assist in its Player of the Week program and aid in the site's efforts to become America's resource for softball information. Winners will receive a MaxPreps/NFCA branded letterman's patch and recognition on MaxPreps.
The Player of the Week program will be divided into the following regions:
| South Central|| South|| North||East || West|
| Arkansas|| Alabama || Illinois|| Connecticut|| Alaska|
| Iowa|| Florida|| Indiana|| Delaware|| Arizona|
| Kansas|| Georgia|| Ohio|| Maine|| California|
| Oklahoma|| Louisiana|| Michigan|| Massachusetts|| Colorado|
| Missouri|| Maryland|| Minnesota|| New Hampshire|| Hawaii|
| Nebraska|| Mississippi|| North Dakota|| New Jersey|| Idaho|
| Texas|| North Carolina|| Pennsylvania|| New York|| Montana|
| || South Carolina|| South Dakota|| Vermont|| Nevada|
| || Tennessee|| Wisconsin|| Washington D.C.|| New Mexico|
| || Virginia|| || || Oregon|
| || West Virginia|| || || Utah|
| || || || || Washington|
| || || || || Wyoming|
To nominate a player for the award, the coach must enter their athlete's game stats into MaxPreps by Sunday evening to be eligible for that week's award. The NFCA High School Player of the Week will be announced by the Association on www.nfca.org every Monday during the spring season.
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