| 2001 Women's Softball All-MIAC Team |
5/10 Amanda Schindeldecker
Earns MIAC Postseason Honors.
Jill Pontius Named All-MIAC Honorable Mention.
Named to the MIAC All-Conference Team for the first time in her career.
Concordia junior Amanda Schindeldecker (Menahga, Minn.) was named First Team All-Conference. It is the first time that Schindeldecker has received all conference recognition.
Schindeldecker, Concordia's leading hitter with a .348 average, led the MIAC in doubles with nine. She was finished eighth in the league in walks. She also led the team in slugging percentage (.551), on-base percentage (.420) and total bases (38).
She was also used as a pitcher in the second half of the season due to injuries. She finished the year with a 2.36 ERA in 37 innings of work.
Jill Pontius (Jr., Eagle Bend, Minn.) was named MIAC All-Conference Honorable Mention for the second straight year. Pontius led the teams in hits with 24 and was second on the team in batting average (.304) and at-bats (79).
2001 Women's Softball All-MIAC TEAM
Karrie Bateman Bethel SO OF St. Paul
Cristin Beach Macalester JR 1B Colton, CA
Molly Biehn Gustavus FY P/1B Mankato
Andrea Carroll Carleton SR SS St. Paul
Carrie Cooley St. Olaf JR SS Villard
Casey Curson St. Thomas SR P Spring Park
Emily Deuth Hamline SO OF Northfield
Christina Diller Gustavus SO SS Menomonie, Wis.
Rachael Ekholm Augsburg JR P/INF Richfield
Laura Espinosa Carleton SO P/DP Bloomington
Jennifer Gonerka Saint Mary's SO P St. Paul
Sarah Grundnowski St. Thomas SR 2B Deephaven
Avery Heidenreich St. Thomas SR OF Whitewater, Wis.
Jill Hocking Saint Mary's SR P/1B Apple Valley
Jackie Huegel Saint Mary's SO SS Alta Vista, Iowa
Beth Janni St. Catherine JR C New Ulm
Ani Jordan St. Benedict FY P Vadnais Heights
Kristen Lideen Augsburg FY INF Champlin
Heather Martin St. Thomas JR 3B Minneapolis
Jennifer Meyer Saint Mary's SR OF Oconomowoc, Wis.
Christina Moses St. Olaf SR OF New Brighton
Gina Rizzardi Saint Mary's SO 3B Woodbury
Amanda Schindeldecker Concordia JR 3B/P Menahga
Jaclyn Worm St. Benedict JR OF Young America
MIAC Coach of the Year - Shanda Ness, Gustavus
Honorable Mention All-MIAC
Bethel: Beth Steward
Carlon: Ly Nguyen, Fauna Smith
Concordia: Jill Pontius
Gustavus: Julie Langenfeld, Hope Grover
Hamline: Venda Porter
St. Benedict: Angie Minnerath
St. Catherine: Kelly Gulden, Anna Fernandez, Rachel Breckenridge
St. Mary's: Jennifer Miller, Lindsey Smith
St. Thomas: Stacy Tamble, Becky Hilgiert
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