Quaethem KLPW Athlete of Week

Ellie Quaethem Named KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week
Posted on 09/10/2018
Ellie QuaethemWashington High School softball player Ellie Quaethem is the KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week.

Quaethem, a junior pitcher, currently owns a 6-1 record with a 2.39 earned-run average with 61 strikeouts and five walks in 44 innings.

Quaethem was the winning pitcher in a 6-4 win over Borgia on Monday, Sept. 10. In seven innings, she allowed four runs on six hits with two walks and 13 strikeouts. She also registered 13 strikeouts in the Lady Jays’ 7-1 win over Ft. Zumwalt East on Thursday, Sept. 6.

At the plate, Quaethem has a batting average of .348 on the season with one home run and five RBIs.

“Ellie is having a phenomenal season. Her attitude is amazing. She’s always willing to do anything to help the team,” said Washington Softball Coach Philip King. “She’s a dream player for a coach because she works really hard and is always really polite and respectful.”

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Ellie Quaethem
Ellie Quaethem