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 Good News: Four members of SRU softball team earn All-PSAC-West honors 

 

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SRU Good News for May 3, 2010

 

Four members of SRU softball team earn All-PSAC-West honors

LOCK HAVEN, Pa. �Four members of the Slippery Rock University softball team have earned All-Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference-Western Division honors.

Sheree Horvath, senior first baseman from Lehman; Jessica Kortz, senior catcher/first baseman from Charleston, W. Va.; and Jenna Geibel, freshman outfielder from Butler, were selected to first-team honors. Shardea Croes, a junior outfielder from San Nicolas, Aruba, was selected to the second-team by the division's head coaches.

            Horvath earned her first All-PSAC-West honor. She finished the season with a .342 batting average in 42 games. In 120 at-bats, she had 41 hits with 13 doubles and four home runs. Horvath finishes her SRU career with a .333 batting average and appeared in 141 games.

            Kortz picked up her fourth straight All-PSAC-West selection. She finished the season with a .373 batting average in 43 games. In 126 at-bats, she had 47 hits with six doubles, two triples and 12 home runs. Her 45 RBIs and 12 homeruns ranked third in the conference. She finished her SRU career with a record setting 40 home runs and 153 RBIs. She is also the first Rock player to be honored with four all-conferences selections.

            Geibel concluded a very successful freshman campaign with a .385 batting average in 43 games. In 130 at-bats, Geibel recorded 50 hits with nine doubles, two triples and 11 home runs. She led the team in total bases with 96 and finished second on the team with 37 RBIs.

            Croes earned her second All-PSAC-West honor of her career. She finished the season ranked ninth in the PSAC with a .407 batting average in 40 games. In 135 at-bats, she recorded a team-high 55 hits with five doubles and two triples. She finished the season 16-20 in stolen base attempts.

            The Rock finished the season with a 22-21 overall record and a 5-11 record in the PSAC-West. 

 

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