1997 All-MIAC Softball Team

Name               School       Yr Hometown                  Pos

Cindy Frey         Concordia    FY St.Paul                   LF/CF

Mindy Schirm       Concordia    Sr Correl                    SS

Tully Kaiser       Augsburg     So Minneapolis/Washburn      3B/CF

Kerri Kanges       Augsburg     Jr Fridley                   P

Tracy Cromer       Bethel       Sr Owatonna                  2B

Jamie Hillenbrand  Bethel       Jr Willmar                   SS

Elizabeth Penny    Carleton     FY Los Altos, CA             SS

Julie Buerkle      Gustavis     Sr New York Mills            2B

Teresa Staats      Gustavis     Sr Owatonna                  CF

Karen Paulson      Hamline      Jr Golden Valley/Armstrong   P  

Lisafe Aying       Macalester   Sr Livermore, CA             P/3B

Kerstin Buettner   Macalester   Sr Rochester                 1B/C

Gina Shields       St. Benedict Sr Mendota Heights           3B

Mary Welle         St. Benedict FY Albany                    CF

Melanie Audette    St. Mary's   Sr St. Paul                  OF

Melisa Caine       St. Mary's   Sr St. Charles, IL           1B

Jenny Garin        St. Mary's   So Waukon, IA                DP

Kelly King         St. Mary's   Sr Lansing, IL               P

Erika Kanavati     St. Olaf     So West St. Paul             P

Becky Swanson      St. Olaf     Sr Barnum                    RF

Jessica Boumeester St. Thomas   So Minneapolis/Hopkins       OF 

Angis Dahl         St. Thomas   Jr Inner Grove Hights/Simley 1B 

Steph Keating      St. Thomas   Jr Minnetonka                SS

Kelly Weyandt      St. Thomas   So Rosevill/Cretin-Derham    P



Coach of the Year:  John Tschida - St. Mary's University                    



Honorable Mention All-Conference:                         

Jody West, Augsburg             Angie Erickson, St. Benedict

Virginia Foucault, Bethel       Karen Hinz, St. Catherine

Deb Linksvayer, Carelton        Julie Lewandowski, St. Catherine

Gretta Melstad, Carelton        Angie Wotlerman, St. Catherine

Lana Thompson, Concordia        Melanie Smith, St. Mary's

Sherri Kaczmarczyk, Gustavus    Erin Collins, St. Olaf

Danielle Mair, Hamline          Alex Kanavati, St. Olaf

Meredith Schroeder, Hamline     Terri Wagner, St. Olaf

Jaimi Stejskal, Macalester      Robyn Altman, St. Thomas







1997 Cobber Softball