The UNLV softball team's Maddie Schmidt receives Defensive Player of the Year honors, with Ariana Martinez and Ellie Zellien also recognized in the Mountain West All-MW postseason awards.

By the Numbers
  • Schmidt started every game at shortstop, recording 43 putouts, 56 assists, and a .925 fielding percentage in MW play.
  • Martinez boasted a .400 batting average and a league-leading eight doubles in MW play.
  • Zellien led the pitching staff with a 6-2 record, holding opponents to a .244 batting average in MW play.
State of Play
  • UNLV softball team's key players recognized for their outstanding performances in the Mountain West All-MW postseason awards.
  • The team is set to open the MW Softball Championships on Thursday, May 9 at 3 p.m. PT.
Bottom Line

Maddie Schmidt's Defensive Player of the Year nod highlights UNLV's successful representation in the Mountain West All-MW postseason awards, as the team prepares for the MW Softball Championships.