Indian River State College’s Amber Atkinson is this week’s NJCAA Region 8/FCSAA Softball Player of the Week. Atkinson, a sophomore from Hernando, Fla., batted (15-for-28) with 14 runs scored, one double, one triple and eight RBIs in nine games during the voting period. After going hitless in one official at bat (she walked three times) in her first game of the week, Atkinson hit safely in eight straight, including a combined 6-for-8 with five runs scored in a two games against State College of Florida on February 20. The next day against Florida State College at Jacksonville she was 3-for-3 with three RBIs. Atkinson also drew seven walks and recorded five stolen bases during the week.