April 26, 2010 Contact: Scott Jamison 352.395.5616 email@example.com
FOURTEEN SAINTS NAMED TO ALL CONFERENCE TEAM
Gainesville, FL – Fourteen members of the Santa Fe fastpitch team (45-7, 21-3 MFC) have been honored by the Mid-Florida Conference for their play during the 2010 season.
Pitcher Colena Lazar headlined the group, winning Pitcher of the Year honors following a stellar season in which she broke the Santa Fe record for strikeouts in a season with 269 and no hitters in a season and career, with four. She currently has a 26-2 record, 0.87 ERA, 24 complete games and 10 shutouts. Her 269 strikeouts and 26 wins led the state.
Shortstop Taylor Pangilinan, second baseman Jaimee Vega, outfielders Lawna Hunter and Britany Doty and catcher Ashley Curry were also named First Team All-MFC along with Lazar.
Pangilinan finished the regular season with a team leading .465 batting average (72-for-155), 17 doubles, seven homeruns and 45 RBI. She slugged .761 and struck out only 14 times all season.
Vega started every game at second base but one for the Saints and hit .384 (53-for-138) with 10 doubles, three triples, two homeruns and 23 RBI.
Hunter, the Saints lone returning starter from a year ago, hit .366 (52-for-142) with 12 doubles, two triples, three homeruns, 30 RBI and drew a team leading 25 walks.
Doty, the Saints steady right fielder, hit .367 (55-for-150) with 14 doubles, two triples, 41 RBI and was third on the team with six homeruns.
Rounding out the first teamers is catcher Ashley Curry. Curry finished second on the team with a .403 batting average (29-for-72), nine doubles, one homerun and 15 RBI in 31 games played.
Second team members include: third baseman Gia Tomossone (.333 BA, 10 HR, 47 RBI), first baseman Colesa Lazar (.352 BA, 3 HR, 31 RBI), center fielder Alexis Sowell (.357 BA, 22 RBI, 18 stolen bases) and pitcher Jasmine Warren (19-4, 1.03 ERA, 96 strikeouts in 136 innings).
Honorable Mention: infielder Mandi Brown (.324 BA, 3 doubles, 13 RBI), catcher Venica Brown (.264 BA, 3 HR, 13 RBI), infielder Ashley Peterson (.327 BA, 5 doubles, 8 RBI) and outfielder Brittany Davis.