Softball garners six All-Central Region selections
NEW CONCORD, OHIO, May 9, 2006 -
The third-ranked Muskingum College softball team was honored by having six players selected to the Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Central Region Team. Sophomore catcher Kari Hoying and senior outfielder Lindsay Bramhall were honored with first team recognition, while freshman pitcher Amy Mattin, junior first baseman Amy Iammarino and junior outfielder Kim Tackett garnered second team accolades and senior pitcher Erica Hoyt was chosen for the third team. [Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-Region Teams]
Hoying the reigning
Gayle Lauth OAC Player of the Year leads the team in batting (.493), hits (69), RBI (57), home runs (11), at-bats (143), triples (4) and slugging percentage (.874). Bramhall is hitting a career-best .424 with 31 RBI, 13 doubles, 38 runs and 59 hits. Hoying and Bramhall now advance to the NFCA All-American ballot.
Mattin sports a 17-1 record with a 1.04 ERA and 104 strikeouts in 128 innings of work, while Iammarino is batting .373 with 32 RBI and 10 doubles and Tackett leads the team in runs scored (41), stolen bases (11) and is batting .376.
Hoyt has a record of 19-3 with 129 strikeouts in 116.1 innings of work. Hoyt has 115 career wins, which is two shy of the NCAA Division III career wins record of 117 held by Muskingum pitching coach Jennifer Segner-Filtz.