Immediate Release –Sports
March 14, 2017
Sinclair baseball and softball earn OCCAC Player of the Week honors
By Nicholas Huenefeld/OCCAC Sports Information
Dayton, Ohio--- Sinclair Community College's baseball Azim Qadri along with softball Kierah Parker have been named OCCAC players of the week recipients.
OCCAC Baseball Player of the Week
Azim Qadri, Sinclair C.C.
Qadri, redshirt freshman outfielder for Sinclair, went 5-for-5 with three runs, two doubles, one triple, one home run and 10 RBI in a win over Tiffin University's JV team before finishing the week 5-for-12 with three runs, two doubles, one triple, one home run and 10 RBI.
Qadri helped lead Sinclair to a 3-1 week with a win over Tiffin's JV team and a 2-1 record against Kellogg Community College.
Qadri is now hitting .346 with two home runs, 12 RBI and six runs through eight games this year. His team is 7-2 overall entering this weekend's series against Macomb Community College.
OCCAC Softball Player of the Week
Kierah Parker, Sinclair C.C.
Parker, a freshman outfielder from Kettering, Ohio, went 11-for-28 (.393) last week with 10 runs, two doubles, two triples, an RBI and a stolen base against some tough competition. She scored her team's lone run against No. 1 ranked Jones County and went 5-for-6 with five runs, two doubles, one triple, one RBI and one stolen base in a 15-14 win over John Wood.
Parker led her team to a 3-5 record last week in games against No. 1 Jones County, No. 2 LSU-Eunice, No. 13 Parkland, Sauk Valley, Labette, John Wood and St. Cloud Technical.
Parker is now hitting .348 over 16 games this year with 12 runs, six RBI and three stolen bases.