Five Bulldog softball players named Omaha World-Herald All-Nebraska
SEWARD, Neb. – Senior Amanda Beeson headlined the list of Concordia University softball players named to the Omaha World-Herald’s NAIA All-Nebraska squad. Beeson was placed among four pitchers on the team while Regan Doiel, Brittany Hudler, Amber Topil and Julia Tyree all received honorable mention from the Omaha World-Herald (complete team listed below) for the GPAC tournament runner-up Bulldogs.
Beeson, also a second team all-conference choice, shined in her senior season. She went 19-11 with a 2.55 ERA in 200.1 innings of work. The Waverly, Neb., native also led the GPAC with 189 strikeouts – the second highest single-season total in school history.
After hitting .308 with a home run and 29 RBIs in 48 games at catcher, Topil also received honorable mention all-conference. Doiel batted .321 in 47 games and led the team with 16 stolen bases. Hudler topped head coach Todd LaVelle’s Bulldogs with a .342 batting average and three home runs. Tyree led Concordia with 38 RBIs to go along with her .325 average in 48 games.
All-Nebraska NAIA team
C Kayla Randel, Nebraska Wesleyan, .359
1B Kelsey Hoehler, Hastings, .362
2B Ashley Wohlers, College of St. Mary, .347
3B Shelbi Hatfield, College of St. Mary, .418
SS Kayla Ritzdorf, Midland, 333
UT Shelby Kindelin, Bellevue, .378
DP Sydney Robertson, Bellevue, .373
OF Ashley Gigax, Bellevue, .358
OF Jennie Sayker, Midland, .348
OF Nichole Diaz, Doane, .341
SP Kelli Fisher, Bellevue, 18-6
SP Amanda Beeson, Concordia, 19-11
SP Taylor Erlenbusch, Hastings, 16-9
SP Sammy Hislop, Midland, 15-11
Honorary captain: Ashley Gigax, Bellevue.
Honorable mention: Alyssa Matoba, Taylor Mohler, Katy Shupe, Bellevue; Mariah Gibson, Leah Kipfer, Jamie Zimmerer, College of St. Mary; Regan Doiel, Brittany Hudler, Amber Topil, Julia Tyree, Concordia; Ellie Doughty, Heather Ramirez, Sam Valadez, Doane; Haley Burge, Dana Manibusan, Heather Sabata, Hastings; Kortney Wallick, Midland; Chaley Hamilton, Rachel Kubik, Betsy Reimer, Nebraska Wesleyan; Cheyenne Dalrymple, Halle Holloway, Devon Massengale, Anna O’Gorman, Peru State; MacKenzie Bush, Brittany Rayls, York College.
2 July 2014