Koutsoumbaris Named FCSAA Player of the Week
Polk State College freshman catcher Stephanie Koutsoumbaris (Palm Harbor/University) was named the NJCAA Region 8/FCSA Player of the Week for the week of February 11-17.
Koutsoumbaris hit .684, going 13-of-19 with eight runs scored and eight RBI in four games for the week.
She had at least three hits and drove in two runs in each of Polk's four games.
Koutsoumbaris went 6-for-9 in a double header against St. Johns River State.
Against Brevard she was 7-for-10 at the plate. She was 4-for-5 with four runs scored and two doubles in the first game of the double-header.
The eighth-ranked Eagles (13-5) host FCSAA No. 1 Indian River State College (17-2) today February 20, at the DiamondPlex in Winter Haven.
The game pits the top two base stealers in the country against each other in Polk State's Rose Stevens (Bartow/Mulberry) and Pioneer Naomi Stevens.
Naomi Stevens leads the NJCAA with 27 stolen bases and Rose Stevens has swiped 24.
Former Polk pitcher Greta Cechetti will be inducted into the Polk State College Athletic Hall of Fame prior to the game at 2:30 p.m.