Mirabile, St. Arnold, Swindle, Fouts, Peterson named MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Players of Week

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Hopkinton’s Bri Mirabile, King’s St. Arnold, Curry’s Swindle, East Carters’ Fouts and South Summit’s Peterson have been named MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Players of the Week for contests played May 2-8.

East Region – Bri Mirabile (Hopkinton (Mass.) HS)
Mirabile keyed Hopkinton to a pair of wins with her bat and arm last week. The senior captain was 2-0 with a 0.54 ERA and 32 strikeouts in 13 innings of work. She opened with a two-hit six-inning shutout of Medway, striking out 14 and walking one. Helping herself out at the plate, Mirabile was 3-for4 with a double, two triples and four RBI. In a 4-1 win over Ashland, she fanned 18 and surrendered two hits and a walk, while going 2-for-4 with a triple and two RBI. For the week, she went 5-for-8 at the dish with a double, three triples, six RBI and three runs scored.

North Region – Isabel St. Arnold (King HS – Milwaukee, Wis.)
St. Arnold batted at a .813 (13-for-16) clip with four doubles, a triples, two homers, 15 RBI and 11 runs scored. She did most of her damage in three games against Riverside University, accumulating 11 RBI, eight runs, three doubles and two long balls. In the first meeting, St. Arnold was a perfect 4-for-4 with a pair of doubles, a home run, six RBI and three runs scored. She added her second home run and three RBI in game two and closed out by going 3-for-3 with a double, triple and four runs scored. For the week, she was a perfect 11-for-11 on the base paths and slugged 1.563.

South Region – Ashlee Swindle (Curry HS – Jasper, Ala.)  
Swindle powered Curry to three wins last week, launching five home runs, slugging 2.555 and driving in 13. In addition, she hit .778, (7-for-9) scored seven runs, tossed a one-hit shutout and did not allow a run in 12 innings of work. Swindle started the week with a bang, going 6-for-6 with a double, four home runs and 12 RBI in wins over Fayette County and Cordova. She went 3-for-3 with two long balls in each contest, knocking in seven versus Fayette County and five more against Cordova. Swindle capped the week off with a one-hit shutout of Carbon Hill, striking out seven and walking one in a 7-0 victory. She also homered in that contest.

South Central Region – Montana Fouts (East Carter HS – Grayson, Ky.)
Fouts was dominant in the circle last week for East Carter tossing two perfect games and three no-hitters, while amassing 54 strikeouts in 26 innings. The sophomore righty twirled back-to-back perfect games with 12 strikeouts in each contest in wins over Paintsville (10-0, 5 IP) and Boone County (3-0, 7 IP). In her no-hitter against Greenup County, Fouts sat down 18 batters and walked just one helping East Carter to a 4-0 triumph. She added 12 more punchouts in a complete-game victory versus Ashland Blazer (2-1). Fouts chipped in at the plate with an RBI in each of her final three games.

West Region – Hannah Peterson (South Summit HS – Kamas, Utah)  
Peterson hit .812 (12-for-14) and scored 11 runs, while also going 4-0 in the circle with 38 strikeouts. She swiped seven bags and drove in six runs. Highlighting the junior’s week was a 5-for-5 outing against Granger in which she homered, scored six times and knocked in two runs. Peterson also went 4-for-4 with a double and three runs scored versus Delta. In the circle, she twirled a pair of shutouts, including a five-inning no-hitter with nine strikeouts against Delta. She fanned 11 over five innings in a 12-0 victory versus Summitt Academy, while striking out a week best 12 in a complete-game one-hitter against South Sevier (W, 3-1).

MaxPreps.com, the official high school statistical provider of the NFCA, provides all statistics for the NFCA High School Player of the Week award. 
To nominate a player for the award, the coach must enter his or her athlete’s game stats into MaxPreps.com  by Sunday evening to be eligible for that week’s award.

The MaxPreps/NFCA High School Players of the Week are announced on NFCA.org every Monday during the spring season, with one representative chosen from each of five separate high school regions. During the fall campaign, just a single player will be selected representing all participating regions.

Please note, in order for a school to have multiple player(s) recognized during the course of a season, a coach from that institution must be an NFCA member. To become an NFCA member, please click HERE or call 502-409-4600.

MaxPreps is a free stat tool that is available to high school coaches across the country and is one of the most recognized and respected high school athletics websites on the internet. Coaches who enter their team’s stats on Max Preps will not only be nominating their players for this award, but they will be getting their team’s information out to thousands of high school sports fans, as well as college coaches across the country.

Previous 2015-16 Max Preps/NFCA Players of the Week


Nicole Williams | St. Joseph (Conn.) | East

Sammi Miller | Indian Lake (Ohio) HS | North

Laura Peyton Trammell | Germantown (Miss.) HS | South

Kennedy Ratliff | Rison (Ark.) HS | South Central

Mikayla Rojas | Heritage Academy (Ariz.) | West



Cassie McGrath | Tuckahoe (N.Y.) HS | East

Kelsey Corn | Menominee Indian (Wisc.) HS | North

Alexee Haynes | Sissonville (W.Va.) | South

Tylar Vernon | Pangburn (Ark.) HS | South Central

Amanda Naylor | Manti (Utah) HS) | West



Kelly Nelson | Norton (Mass.) HS | East

Emily Lipsett | Culver (Ind.) Academies | North

Makray Odom | Dickson County (Ky.) HS | South

Abby Garcia | Sweetwater (Texas) HS | South Central

Noemi Farfan | Calvary Christian (Calif.) | West


Raeanne Geffert | Seymour (Conn.) | East

Rachel Kedl | Red Rock Central (Minn.) | North

Corynn Miner | Admiral Farragut (Fla.) | South

Hannah James | East Jessamine ( Ky.) | South Central

Jadin Placencio | Cobre ( N.M.) | West



Cameron Lischinsky | Lakeland (N.Y.) | East

Maggie Balint | Avon Grove (Pa.) | North

Madison Aughinbaugh | St. Mary’s Ryken (Md.)  | South

Haidyn Bassett | Oskaloosa (Kan.) | South Central

Mikayla Rojas | Heritage Academy (Ariz.) | West



Jillian Weinstein | Half Hollows Hills West (N.Y.) | East

Ashley Swartout | Westfield (Ind.) | North

Rivers Andrews | Cedar Ridge (N.C.) | South

Jordan Carlson | Council Grove (Kan.) | South Central

Ashley Bodin | Spring Creek (Nev.) | West


Nicole Danyi | Baldwin (N.Y.) | East

Abby Marlow | New Athens (Ill.) | North

Mia Davidson | Orange (N.C.) | South

Grason Gasser | Bethlehem (Ky.) | South Central

Hailey Heeringa | Valley Christian (Ariz.) | West



Emily Merritt | Herford County (N.C.) | South

Aziah James | Spring (Texas) HS | South Central

Amanda Sink | Legacy (Nev.) HS | West



Hera Varma | Tampa Catholic (Fla.) HS | South

Tylar Vernon | Pangburn (Ark.) HS | South Central

Shaye Bowden | Sunnyslope (Ariz.) HS | West


Sarah Dugan | Oak Grove (La.) HS | South

Jordan Llinas | Cypress Woods (Texas) HS | South Central

Aurora Adams | Santiago (Calif.) HS | West



10/13 – Jessie Briley | Bishop Neuman (Neb.) HS | South Central

10/6 –   Victoria Haugsness | North Platte (Mo.) HS | South Central

9/28 –   Taylor Parham | Wilber-Clatonia (Neb.) HS | South Central

9/21 –   Savannah Chalfant | Gilmer (Ga.) HS | South

9/14 –   Madison Ingram | Bowling Green (Mo.) HS | South Central

9/7 –     Riley Craig | Mountain Range (Colo.) HS | West

8/31 –   Sieara Price | Eaton (Colo.) HS | West

8/24 –   Callyn Carter | Charlton County (Ga.) HS | South

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