Softball: Players to watch

March 16, 2012

Leah Allen

Glenelg, infielder, junior

The shortstop led the team in batting (.531) runs scored (30), stolen bases (20) and triples (six). She also had four home runs and has committed orally to play at Division I Kent State.

Kristina Dillard

Broadneck, infielder, junior

The shortstop batted .462 and led Anne Arundel County in RBIs with 36. She also scored 21 runs and had a .924 fielding percentage and is being recruited by several Division I programs.

Kim Federowicz

Chesapeake -AA, infielder, senior

The third baseman batted .468 with 29 runs scored and had 15 RBIs, nine doubles, a triple and a home run. Federowicz had just one error with 34 putouts for a .971 fielding percentage.

Melanie Gunning

Archbishop Spalding, infielder, senior

The shortstop batted .300 for the IAAM A Conference champions and had a team-high 10 RBIs and nine walks. Gunning finished with three doubles, a triple and a home run, and had a crucial RBI single in the championship game against Seton Keough.

Brittany Jones

North County, pitcher, junior

Jones was a force offensively and defensively, finishing the season 12-5 with 79strikeouts in 102 innings and batting .457 with five doubles and 12 RBIs.

Jessica Lucas

C. Milton Wright, infielder, senior

The third baseman finished the season with .423 batting average, including 30 hits and 22RBIs. Lucas also had a .932 fielding percentage, had an on-base percentage of .468 and scored 16 runs.

Alexis Peay

Eastern Tech, outfielder, senior

The center fielder batted .507 with 22 RBIs and 21 stolen bases last season. She was an All Metro second-team selection and made the All-County first team.

Olivia Ravadge

Chesapeake -AA, infielder, junior

The second baseman hit .444 at the No.9 spot in the batting order and led the team with four home runs. She also led the team with three triples, was second with 27 RBIs and scored 22 runs. She made just one error and had a .971 fielding percentage.

Ashlynn Shaffer

North Carroll, pitcher, senior

The Carroll County Player of the Year finished the season 18-2 with an 0.95 ERA. Opposing hitters batted just .212 against her, and she had 78 strikeouts in 125.2 innings.

Robi Zimmerman

Seton Keough, pitcher, senior

Zimmerman led the Gators with a .476 batting average and three home runs en route to the IAAM championship game. She finished 11-2 with a 1.42 ERA and was named an IAAM All-Star for the third straight year.


Kayleigh Allender, C. Milton Wright

Amanda Bendix, Glenelg

Paige Briganti, Severna Park

Jessica Canami, C. Milton Wright

Lauren Capece, North Carroll

Kristina Dillard, Broadneck

Alyssa Dixon, Century

Kim Dorsey, Franklin

Kyrstin Elliott, North County

Kate Helmick North County

Kierstin Henderson, Northeast

Erica Henkel, Arundel

Clare Hofstedt, Severna Park

Sarah Karsh, Franklin

Ashley Lesniewski, Mount de Sales

Megan Maloney, Reservoir

Maude McCourry, Lansdowne

Sage McGrann, Howard

Jordan Monk, Franklin

Ali Moos, Glen Burnie

Erin Morrissey, Bel Air

Jules Natoli, Howard

Bridget O'Malley, Seton Keough

Kensey O'Neill, Howard

Emily Kirby, Chesapeake-AA

Lindsay Resnik, C. Milton Wright

Jacqueline Richards, Chesapeake-AA

Ashley Sauerwein, Eastern Tech

Melanie Slowinski, Glen Burnie

Sera Stull, Lansdowne

Hannah Tavik, Seton Keough

Hannah Thomas, Hereford

Jordan Thompson, Broadneck

Jackie White, Franklin

Allison Williams, Eastern Tech

Katie Woolls, River Hill

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