Iowa Lakes Community College softball player, Yasmine Nix, has been recognized as last week's Iowa Community College Athletic Conference Athlete of the Week.
Nix had this to say, "It is a great honor to receive this award from the Iowa Community College Athletic Association. I could not have done it without my teammates and coaches."
Nix is a sophomore pitcher/infielder from Coachella, California. She is the only Iowa Lakes Softball player to receive this award this season. She was selected for this award based on the games played during the week of March 29th-May 5th. Nix produced big numbers for the Lakers during their final week of the regular season, where they went 3-3.
During the week, Nix racked up ten hits, including two doubles and three homeruns, in seventeen at bats for a .588 batting average. In the six games, Nix drove in eight runs and scored seven times herself.
Her best game of the week came in the Lakers 12-3 victory over Southwestern Community College. Nix was a perfect 3-3 with three homeruns, five runs batted in, four runs scored, and a walk.
On the season, Nix batted .480 with on on-base percentage of .507 and a slugging percentage of .792. She has 60 hits, including 15 doubles and 8 homeruns. She has batted in 34 of her teammates and crossed the plate 31 times herself.
Larson had this to say, "I am very proud of Yasmine for receiving this award. The ICCAC is a very difficult conference that is filled with some incredible players, so for her to receive this award is an amazing accomplishment. It is a testament to her hardwork and dedication to this program and this sport. She has really proven herself here at Iowa Lakes as an elite player in the conference and it will be fun to see what more she can accomplish this year and in her future."