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LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Rozzie Mendoza of Fort Lupton (Colo.) High School garnered 2020-21 MaxPreps/NFCA High School Player of the Week honors for her outstanding performance during the week of Sept 7-13.
Mendoza powered Fort Lupton to three big wins, batting .900 with eight of her nine hits going for extra bases. She recorded a trio of three-hit games, five doubles, a triple, and two home runs for a 2.200 slugging percentage. Mendoza drove in 14 runs, scored eight times, and did not strike out in 10 plate appearances.
She opened the week with two doubles, a triple, five RBI, and three runs scored versus Boulder. In a doubleheader against Yuma, Mendoza knocked in nine runs, homered in each contest, and posted three doubles. The sophomore registered five RBI and doubled twice in game one while adding four more RBI and three runs in game two.
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 a 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 Player of the Week is announced on NFCA.org every Monday during the fall season, with one representative chosen from the participating regions. During the spring campaign, a player from each of five separate high school regions is selected.
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 MaxPreps 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.
2020-21 Max Preps/NFCA Players of the Week
9/14/20 – Rozzie Mendoza / Fort Lupton (Colo.) High School
9/8/20 – Carleigh Eurek / Kearney (Neb.) Catholic High School
8/31/20 – Taylor Long / Sonoraville High School (Calhoun, Ga.)