She was chosen based on her performances from March 25 – 31 out of a pool of conference player of the week selections among 21 conference/independent/unaffiliated groupings.
Greenwood, a 5-foot-6 junior pitcher from Topeka, Kan., twirled a perfect game for the Wildcats in a 1-0 win over Graceland (Iowa) on March 29. In the complete seven-inning game, she struck out nine batters.
She also earned the victory from the circle in Game 2 over Graceland and recorded 12 strikeouts against Culver-Stockton (Mo.) one day later.
Against the Wildcats, she went 7.0 innings, allowed five hits and one unearned run in the 5-1 win. She went 3-0 on the week, had a 0.00 ERA and struck out 25 batters overall in 18 innings. She ranks 10th in the NAIA in strikeouts per nine innings (13.01).
Pitcher Nominees: Alexis Beltran, Texas Wesleyan; Leigh Della Siega, British Columbia; Amy Greenough, Corban (Ore.); Kelsey Garner, Friends (Kan.); Shelby Anderson, Williams Baptist (Ark.); Bree Crampton, Madonna (Mich.); Carly Land, William Penn (Iowa); Allie Chapman, Shawnee State (Ohio); Jamie Rateliff, Oklahoma City; Sammy Hislop, Midland (Neb.); Kristen Zelenka, Point Park (Pa.); Sarah Elizabeth Cousar, Freed-Hardeman (Tenn.); Cristina Sacramento, St. Thomas (Fla.); Erica Zachrich, Bethel (Ind.); Taylor Powell, Auburn Montgomery (Ala.); Chancli Connatser, Milligan (Tenn.); Shanice Murry, Central Baptist (Ark.); Sarah Boyer, Judson (Ill.); Rachel Stalford, Vanguard (Calif.).
2013 Softball Weekly Honors (Pitcher; Player):
Week 1 (March 12): Caitlin Santefort, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.); Latainna Eltsosie, Lubbock Christian (Texas)
Week 2 (March 19): Katie Cotta, Concordia (Calif.); Stephanie Nippert, Corban (Ore.)
Week 3 (March 26): Ashley Suter, Concordia (Ore.); Kate Santos, Concordia (Ore.)
Week 4 (April 2): Erin Greenwood, Baker (Kan.); Kristen Bodyk, Peru State (Neb.)