Felder Earns WAC Softball Hitter Of The Week

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

DENVER, CO - New Mexico State softball’s Mya Felder was named the Western Athletic Conference Hitter of the Week, the league announced on Monday. This is the second-straight honor for the freshman and the third of her career as an Aggie.

Felder hit .706 with a 1.235 slugging percentage and a .700 on-base percentage when NM State went 4-1 last week, including a win over No. 17 Texas Tech in the team's final home game of the season. The freshman posted multiple hits in four of the last five games and recorded a hit every contest last week. Felder was 12-of-17 with three doubles, two home runs and 11 RBIs. In the win over the ranked Red Raiders, she went 3-for-4 with a solo homer. During the series opener at CSU Bakersfield, Felder recorded six of her 11 RBIs for the week when she went 4-for-4 with two doubles and a home run.

The Aggies head to the Phoenix for the 2019 WAC Softball Tournament. As the two-seed, NM State receives a first-round bye and faces the highest seed available on May 9 at 2:30 p.m. MT.