Grand Junction Central’s Hays named MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of Week

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Grand Junction (Colo.) Central High School’s Jordyn Hays was selected MaxPreps/NFCA National High School Player of the Week for games played Sept. 12-19.

Hays was in a zone during a pair of wins for Grand Junction Central last week, hitting .857 (6-for-7) with two doubles, two home runs, 10 RBI and a 2.000 slugging percentage. Aided by her first multi-homer game of the season, the junior catcher attributed for nine of the Warriors’ 10 runs against Grand Junction High School. She was 2-for-3, drove in a season-best seven RBI and scored twice in the 10-0 victory over the Tigers. Hays was a perfect 4-for-4 with two doubles, three RBI and two runs scored as she keyed an 11-0 triumph over Montrose. She reached base in all five plate appearances against the Indians and finished the week with an .875 on base percentage.

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 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. Please note, in order for a school to have multiple player(s) recognized during the course of the season, a coach from that institution must be an NFCA member. To become an NFCA member, please visit NFCA.org 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.

To obtain a coach’s login, please contact:  coachsupport@maxpreps.com or call (800) 329-7324 x1. To enter a team’s stats on the MaxPreps website, please click here.

2016-17 Max Preps/NFCA Players of the Week

9/19 – Jordyn Hays | Grand Junction (Colo.) Central HS

9/12 – Olivia Douglas | Hastings (Neb.) HS

9/6 – Kerrigan Gamm | Osage (Mo.) HS

8/29 – Lindsey Malkin | Broomfield (Colo.) HS

8/22 – Madison McPherson | Marion County (Ga.) HS