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2019 Defensive Player of the Year

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(Graphics by Don Olea)

Washington's Sis Bates makes every play at shortstop look easy. She consistently makes the highlight reels and made the decision for Softball America's Defensive Player of the Year unanimous.

In 166 chances, Bates only committed two errors. Her .988 fielding percentage was tops in the country and she was also named a first-team SA All-American.

Over the course of her three years at Washington, she has only committed 11 errors at shortstop for a career fielding percentage of .981.

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Softball America Awards Recap Presented By Wilson

Softball America's awards are presented by Wilson and the honorees range from players in the NCAA to travel ball to the NPF.