Hayley Miles Named MW Softball Player of the Week
May 15, 2012
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - San Diego State sophomore Hayley Miles (Antelope, Calif.) has been named the Mountain West Player of the Week, the league announced today. It is the third honor of the season for Miles and third of her career.
The 2011 Mountain West Freshman of the Year went 6-for-10 (.600) with four homers (two to lead off the game), seven RBIs and seven runs to help the Aztecs go 2-1 last week in Las Vegas and clinch the team's fifth MW title. She also drew four walks for a .714 on-base percentage, while finishing with a 1.900 slugging percentage. Additionally, she was perfect at shortstop in all 13 fielding chances.
On Thursday, Miles was 3-for-4 with two home runs (one leadoff), three RBIs, three runs and a walk as SDSU downed the Rebels, 11-7. On Friday, Miles was 2-for-4 with a homer, double, three RBIs, two runs and a walk in San Diego State's 10-3 win over UNLV. On Saturday, Miles led off the game with a home run, walked twice and scored two runs in the team's 11-7 loss to the Rebels.
Miles is ranked among the top 10 in the country in doubles per game (third, 0.38), slugging percentage (fifth, .952), runs per game (fifth, 1.19), batting average (ninth, .446) and home runs per game (ninth, 0.38), and is also 18th in on-base percentage (.530), tied for 41st in RBIs per game (0.94) and tied for 89th in walks per game (0.60). She has set 11 program single-season records in 2012, including batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, OPS (OB%+SLG%) percentage (1.482), runs (62), extra-base hits (42), doubles (20), home runs (20), RBIs (49), total bases (158) and walks (31).
The Aztecs will play No. 20/20 Florida State at 3 p.m. PT Friday in the first game of the NCAA Los Angeles Regional. Host and No. 15/14 UCLA and Hofstra will follow at 5:30 p.m. PT.