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Softball - Mon, May 8, 2017

WICHITA, Kan. - The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the 2017 all-conference softball awards. Student-athletes were selected for all awards by vote of the KCAC head softball coaches. 

Emma Wager, freshman utility, and Anna Crawford, senior infielder, were selected to the all-conference first team. Wager ended her year hitting .299, slugging .407, bringing in 30 in the process. The freshman was a unanimous selection to the first team. Crawford finished her senior campaign hitting .396, slugging .752, with 12 homruns and 36 runs batted in. 

Earning all-kcac honorable honors were Deanna Van Poucke, senior outfielder, and Alyssa Montoya, junior infielder. Van Poucke finished up the year hitting .337 in addition to 40 stolen bases. Montoya batted .314 in her junior year, slugging .671, knocking in 37 runs batted in and crushing 12 homeruns. 

The Swedes concluded their season with an overall record of 20-31, going 8-14 in conference play. For the 12th year  in a row the Swedes notched a 20-win season, and for the 20th consecutive year, the team made it into the conference tournament. 

The following athletes were selected by conference coaches as All-KCAC First Team, All-KCAC Second Team, and KCAC Honorable Mention.

First Team    
NameSchoolYearPositionHometown
Molli Morgan (U)OttawaSr.PitcherPaola, Kan.
Madison Byrd (U)TaborFr.PitcherStanton, Calif.
Jordyn Parsons (U)Kansas WesleyanSr.PitcherSurprise, Ariz.
Ellena Cott-Laurie (U)OttawaSo.CatcherTopeka, Kan.
Kerrigan TravensTaborJr.CatcherReno, Nev.
Sara Gonzalez (U)FriendsSr.InfieldGranada Hills, Calif.
Elisa ValenzuelaOttawaSr.InfieldLa Puente, Calif.
Jordan GirardKansas WesleyanSr.InfieldBlythe, Calif.
Anna CrawfordBethanySr.InfieldPryor, Okla.
Lacey HudsonFriendsSr.InfieldEnid, Okla.
Kortney JonesMcPhersonFr.InfieldBrentwood, Calif.
Michaela Shouldis (U)Oklahoma WesleyanJr.OutfieldDayton, Ore.
Laykyn LindsayFriendsSr.OutfieldWichita, Kan.
Brianna MillerOklahoma WesleyanSr.OutfieldNederland, Texas
Ashlee GutierrezKansas WesleyanJr.OutfieldRialto, Calif.
Chelsea ConradMcPhersonSo.OutfieldIone, Calif.
Autumn Gillespie (U)Kansas WesleyanSr.Designated PlayerEnnis, Texas
Emma Wager (U)BethanyFr.UtilityPalo Alto, Calif.
     
Second Team    
NameSchoolYearPositionHometown
Carrie LeeSaint MarySr.PitcherAlameda, Calif.
Maci WalkerFriendsJr.PitcherTerrell, Texas
Christie BetkerMcPhersonFr.PitcherReno, Nev.
Vanessa OakdenFriendsSr.CatcherClackamas, Ore.
Britney HowardOklahoma WesleyanSo.CatcherAurora, Texas
Jessica JonesMcPhersonFr.InfieldBrentwood, Calif.
Araselly VargasTaborSr.InfieldTucson, Ariz.
Kailey JenkinsFriendsSr.InfieldWellington, Kan.
Tobi SalzmanSterlingJr.InfieldHuntington Beach, Calif.
Isabella GonzalezFriendsSo.OutfieldBakersfield, Calif.
Kori LaceyOttawaFr.OutfieldEdmond, Okla.
Emily SparksKansas WesleyanJr.OutfieldAurora, Colo.
Kiana VillarrealYorkSo.Designated PlayerKeizer, Ore.
Peyton TimmermanSouthwesternJr.UtilityOzark, Ark.
     
Honorable Mention    
NameSchoolYearPositionHometown
Heather BreslinFriendsJr.PitcherAnchorage, Alaska
Ashleigh CappsOklahoma WesleyanSo.PitcherFort Worth, Texas
Rylie ScudderBethelSo.PitcherLittle Elm, Texas
Brittany RaylsYorkSr.CatcherMenifee, Calif.
Katie HolmesMcPhersonSr.CatcherHarrah, Okla.
Alyssa WaldronKansas WesleyanSr.CatcherPine Grove, Calif.
Alyssa MontoyaBethanyJr.InfieldBay City, Texas
Arizona SchraederTaborFr.InfieldPlacentia, Calif.
Aymet DemaraKansas WesleyanSr.InfieldMaricopa, Ariz.
Amber HarrisOttawaSr.InfieldPaola, Kan.
Hannah GradillasSaint MaryJr.InfieldTucson, Ariz.
Paige HallSouthwesternSo.InfieldMiami, Okla.
Kennedy BrunsonFriendsJr.InfieldGarden City, Kan.
Nicole DeSimoneSaint MarySr.InfieldHighlands Ranch, Colo.
Judith SalazarMcPhersonJr.InfieldSanta Maria, Calif.
Dominique SalgadoSterlingJr.InfieldSylmar, Calif.
Maricela RomeroYorkFr.InfieldBakersfield, Calif.
Whytleigh GuerreroSouthwesternJr.InfieldStroud, Okla.
Taylor ToddKansas WesleyanSr.InfieldKellyville, Okla.
Jyllian AhartYorkFr.InfieldFresno, Calif.
Deanna Van PouckeBethanySr.OutfieldTonopah, Nev.
Michelle PaulKansas WesleyanJr.OutfieldCorona, Calif.
Tiah GrassSterlingSo.OutfieldPendleton, Ore.
Molly ReyesYorkSr.OutfieldCorona, Calif.
Kenzie StevensOttawaJr.OutfieldOwasso, Okla.
Brianna QuirozTaborSr.OutfieldTucson, Ariz.
Trista RichBethelSr.OutfieldJunction City, Kan.
Ali SmithMcPhersonFr.OutfieldLodi, Calif.
Kaylee ClintonOklahoma WesleyanFr.Designated PlayerHugo, Okla.
Kaylie FelixTaborJr.Designated PlayerSan Diego, Calif.
     
Gold Glove Team    
NameSchoolYearPositionHometown
Madison ByrdTaborFr.PitcherStanton, Calif.
Ellena Cott-LaurieOttawaSo.CatcherTopeka, Kan.
Dani CalderTaborSo.1BPhelan, Calif.
Taylor ToddKansas WesleyanSr.2BKellyville, Okla.
Araselly VargasTaborSr.3BTucson, Ariz.
Amber HarrisOttawaSr.SSPaola, Kan.
Laykyn LindsayFriendsSr.OFWichita, Kan.
Ashlee GutierrezKansas WesleyanJr.OFRialto, Calif.
Brianna MillerOklahoma WesleyanSr.OFNederland, Texas
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