MIAC Fastpitch Softball All-Conference Awards
Recap - 2005 MIAC All-Conference Team
Concordia MIAC Postseason
All-Conference Award Recap
Was named to the MIAC All-Conference
Team. Set a school record for assists in a single season.
Earned first postseason
honor. The school's all-time leader in games started and games played (133).
Earned all-conference honorable
mention honors. Led the team in ERA and innings pitched and opposing team
Pearson, Rebertus and
Sparby Earn MIAC Postseason Honors!
ST. PAUL--- Three Concordia
fastpitch players earned MIAC postseason honors as announced by the league
office on Monday. Mandy
Pearson (Sr., Watkins, Minn./Eden-Valley-Watkins HS), Jolene
Rebertus (Sr., Chanhassen, Minn./Chaska HS) and Lindy
Sparby Jr., Cold Spring, Minn./Cold Spring-Rocori HS) were all
awarded with conference honors. Pearson was the lone Cobber representative
on the MIAC All-Conference team while Rebertus and Sparby earned all-conference
honorable mention honors.
It is the second consecutive
year that Pearson has MIAC postseason honors. It is the first postseason
award for both Rebertus and Sparby.
Pearson completes her athletic
Hall-of-Fame career by being named to her first MIAC All-Conference Team
in fastpitch softball after being placed on the all-conference honorable
mention team last year. The award follows her two-time conference MVP and
All-American accolades in basketball.
Pearson was third on the
team in hitting in 2005 with a .294 average. She was tied for the team
lead in on-base percentage (.351) and third on the team in slugging percentage
(.402). Pearson's biggest contribution to the team came in the field where
she started every game at shortstop for the Cobbers. Her range and ability
to make plays going to her right or left made her the top defensive shortstop
in the league. She led the MIAC in assists in overall games with 106. That
total set a Concordia school record for assists in a single season.
Rebertus' award caps an incredible
career where she started every game at third base during her four-year
career at Concordia. She set school records in most games started and most
games played (133). She also set the school record in assists in a career
with 326. In 2005, Rebertus hit .252, was tied for second on the team in
RBIs (14) and fourth on the team in hits (26).
Concordia's top pitcher in
2005, Sparby was among the league leaders in conference games in ERA (2.12),
opposing batting average (.233), innings pitched (72.0) and games started
(11). She led the Cobbers in overall ERA (2.75) and innings pitched (102.1)
and was tied for the team lead in victories (5). Sparby also doubled as
the team's firstbaseman in games when she was not pitching. She hit .233
and was tied for the team lead in doubles (6) and home runs (2).
MIAC All-Conference Team
Player of the Year:
Michelle Wong, St. Thomas
Pitcher of the Year:
Janet Nagle, St. Thomas
Rookie of the Year:
Julie Mahre, Gustavus
Coach of the Year:
John Tschida, St. Thomas
2004 MIAC FASTPITCH
Michelle Boys Saint Benedict
Sr. IF Eden Prarie, Minn.
St. Thomas Fr. P/Util Maple Plain, Minn.
Joyce DeWitz Gustavus
So. P Good Thunder, Minn.
Saint Mary's Sr. C/OF Montfort, Wis.
Carrie Embree St. Thomas
So. P/Util Waukee, Iowa
Rachel Franklin Bethel
Sr. P/OF/C Glencoe, Minn.
Hamline Sr. 2B
Forest Lake, Minn.
Christina Gardner Saint Benedict So. P
Vickie Gunderson Carleton
Sr. C/1B Elk Grove Village, Ill.
Jenni Gutterman Saint Mary's
Jr. IF Shoreview, Minn.
Emily Hennig St.
Olaf Fy. IF/C St.
Audrey Lenoch Gustavus
Jr. 1B Pine Island, Minn.
Gustavus Fy. 2B
White Bear Lake, Minn.
Sara Mickelson Hamline
Fy. 3B/OF West St. Paul, Minn.
St. Thomas Jr. P/Util Minnetonka, Minn.
Concordia Sr. SS
St. Catherine Sr. C Brooklyn
Augsburg Fy. SS
Arden Hills, Minn.
Jenny Schipp Saint
Mary's Jr. P Oakdale, Minn.
Macalester Sr. CF
Des Moines, Iowa
Michelle Wong St. Thomas
Sr. IF Golden Valley, Minn.
Rachael Young Hamline
Jr. OF Buffalo, Minn.
Lesile Barry, Carleton
Kristin Beranek, Saint Benedict
Nikki Conway, St. Thomas
Caitlyn Cornell, Carleton
Mandy Evans, St. Thomas
Emily Gross, Hamline
Kristi Huegel, St. Thomas
Angie Johnson, St. Catherine
Nikki Jung, Saint Mary's
Kristin Kunz, Gustavus
Amy Lang, Saint Mary's
Jessica Lewandowski, St. Catherine
Jolene Rebertus, Concordia
Lindy Sparby, Concordia
Kristina Trapp, St. Thomas
Angela Vedders, Bethel
Lindsay Weier, St. Olaf
Katie Wiberg, St. Thomas
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