Maples (Corona, Calif.) hit .529 in the final week of the regular season, going 9-for-17 at the plate in the Cougars' 3-2 week. The freshman drove in a team-high six RBIs and her two doubles and a triple helped her record a .765 slugging percentage.
The Cougar catcher was perfect behind the plate with 23 putouts and one assist and a 1.000 fielding percentage.
On the season, Maples is now batting .311 with 25 RBIs and 10 extra-base hits.
Maples and the rest of the CofC softball team open play in the SoCon Championships on Wednesday, May 9 in Boone, N.C., on the campus of Appalachian State. The third-seeded Cougars will take on sixth seed Western Carolina in the third game of the tournament scheduled for 2 p.m.