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Four Wilson College Softball Players Earn All-Conference Honors

Posted: May 9, 2013

The Wilson College softball team had four players earn North Eastern Athletic Conference (NEAC) Softball All-Conference honors.

Junior, Megan Schneck (Bethel, Pa. / Tulpehocken) was selected to the NEAC South All-Conference first team for her outstanding season long performance at the plate for Wilson. Schneck lead the Phoenix this year with a .438 batting average, placing her second among NEAC opponents. She also lead the NEAC with 21 stolen bases, and was ranked fourth with a .464 on base percentage. Schneck continued her work at the plate for the Phoenix during the NEAC championship tournament. For the weekend, Schneck went 13-for 18 with 7 runs scored, 6 stolen bases, and 0 strike outs. She also led the tournament with a .722 batting average. In addition, her slugging percentage (.778) and on base percentage (.737) ranked second in the tournament.

Senior, Tara Fields (Berryville, Va./ Clark County) was also selected to the NEAC South All-Conference first team for her efforts this season. At the plate, Fields posted a .365 battering average with 35 hits including 5 doubles and 2 triples. She also lead the Phoenix with 29 runs batted in, ranking her sixth in the NEAC. In addition, Fields struck out only 4 times in 96 plate appearances this season.

Freshman, pitcher, Taylor Crouse (Orrtanna, Pa ./ ) and sophomore, Ashleen McCullough (Havertown, Pa. / Haverford) were named to the NEAC South All-Conference Second Team. On the mound this season, Crouse posted 10-11 record for the Phoenix. In 123 innings pitched, she totaled 96 strike outs averaging 5.42 strike outs per game, and posted an ERA of 5.21. Crouse also turned in an outstanding performance during NEAC championships, pitching all five games of the tournament. During the weekend, Crouse recorded 33 strike outs and a 3.98 earned run average, while holding opponents to just 36 hits, 16 runs, and a .283 batting average. McCullough has been an offensive threat for Wilson this season, recording a .367 batting average with 36 hits, 12 runs batted in, 6 doubles, 2 triples, a .461 on base percentage, and a .469 slugging percentage. At short stop, McCullough also lead the Phoenix defensive effort, recording 77 put outs and a .922 fielding percentage.

Last Updated: May 9, 2013