ST. LOUIS, Mo. – The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SLIAC) has announced the 2012 All-Conference Softball Team and special award winners. Junior Angie Doherty and senior Brya Irvin were each named Second Team All-SLIAC.
Grabbing All-SLIAC Second Team honors for the second consecutive year is GC junior Angie Doherty. Doherty, a three-year starter at second base, finished sixth in the SLIAC in slugging pct. (.554), second in runs scored (36), ninth in RBI (25), second in homers (8), and fourth in total bases (72).
Centerfielder and utility specialist Irvin was also named SLIAC Second Team for her efforts in 2012. Irvin posted a sixth place finish in runs scored (30) and hits (43), sixth in homeruns (4), eighth in total bases (63), and sixth in stolen bases (13).
Joining Doherty and Irvin in the post-season accolade handouts is sophomore Mattie Fairchild. The shortstop adds to last season’s All-American and First-Team SLIAC honors with a SLIAC Honorable Mention spot in 2012. Fairchild was seventh in the SLIAC in hitting (.350), seventh in on base pct. (.420), and eighth in hits (41).
Eureka College received the Sportsmanship Award for the second time in three years. The team Sportsmanship Award is given to the team whose players, coaches and fans best exhibit the principles of good sportsmanship. The SLIAC also recognizes one individual from each team, selected by her coach and teammates, who throughout the season best displays the ideals of sportsmanship.
The 2012 All-Sportsmanship Team includes Mary Chamberlain (Blackburn), Taylor Newby (Eureka), Jessie Pratt (Fontbonne), Darci Sample (Greenville), Beth Boyer (MacMurray), Bekah Charlston (Principia), Liz Schooler (Spalding), Julie Hartung (Webster) and Emily Kesel (Westminster).
The 2012 All-SLIAC Teams are as follows:
P - Kourtney Von Behren, Fontbonne
P - Rena Philpot, Spalding
C - Taylor Martin, Blackburn
1B - Cassi Glixman, Fontbonne
2B - Kelli Dunne, Eureka
3B - Danni Glixman, Fontbonne
SS - Bryana Garcia, Blackburn
OF - Brianna Markel, Blackburn
OF - Shannon Fitzpatrick, Fontbonne
OF - Julie Hartung, Webster
UT - Tia McIntosh, Spalding
AL - Sarah Cerutti, Fontbonne
P - Rachel McCarthy, Fontbonne
P - Ashley Meagher, Webster
C - Samantha Rosner, Fontbonne
1B - Randi Martin, Blackburn
2B - Angie Doherty, Greenville
3B - Tabatha Bahre, Webster
SS - Katie Phillips, Spalding
OF - Brya Irvin, Greenville
OF - Beth Boyer, MacMurray
OF - Danielle LaVenture, Webster
UT - Brittany Lee, Westminster (Mo.)
AL - Trisha Thompson, Webster
AL - Jess Eichholz, Blackburn
AL - Alyssa Akers, Fontbonne
AL - Marissa Simon, Fontbonne
AL - Mattie Fairchild, Greenville
AL - Katy Flanagan, Spalding
AL - Hannah Stucker, Spalding
AL - Kaytlin Burczak, Webster
AL - Taylor Gibbs, Webster
AL - Kristie Konersmann, Webster
AL - Sam Powers, Webster
AL - Kenna Cornelson, Westminster (Mo.)
AL - Emily Kesel, Westminster (Mo.)
AL - Talisha Washington, Westminster (Mo.)