Softball All-MIAA 2009

Peterson Named to All-MIAA First Team

ROYAL OAK, Mich. - For the second consecutive year, Saint Mary's College outfielder Ashley Peterson was named First Team All-MIAA by the league coaches.

The junior outfielder put together another fine season in 2009. Peterson finished with a .409 batting average in conference games, collecting five doubles, three home runs, 10 runs scored, and 15 RBIs. Her total doubles and RBIs in MIAA games were the fourth-best totals among all players in the conference. Peterson also posted a .727 slugging percentage in league contests to rank sixth among MIAA competition.

It is the second straight year that Peterson has been tabbed as an All-MIAA First Team selection.

MOST VALUABLE PLAYER
Kelli Duimstra, Hope (senior from Hudsonville/Hudsonville HS)

MOST VALUABLE PITCHER
Kelly Tomasek, Adrian (sophomore from Linden/Linden HS)

FIRST TEAM ALL-MIAA
Anna Braner, Olivet* (senior from Belmond, Iowa/Marshall HS)
Kelli Duimstra, Hope** (senior from Hudsonville/Hudsonville HS)
Kara Graham Trine* (senior from Climax/Climax-Scotts HS)
Kelly Koenigsknecht, Alma* (sophomore from Fowler/Fowler HS)
Tara Leddy, Alma** (sophomore from Saginaw/Swan Valley HS)
Holly Lowe, Adrian** (sophomore from Dowagiac/Dowagiac HS)
Ashley Peterson, Saint Mary’s** (junior from Lansing, Ill./Marian Catholic)
Sallie Richardson, Trine** (senior from Jackson/Napoleon HS)
Emily Ross, Alma* (freshman from Buchanan/Buchanan HS)
Jessica Stange, Albion* (junior from Macomb Twp./Lutheran North)
Meghan Stevens, Adrian* (junior from Warren/Mott HS)
Kelly Tomasek, Adrian* (sophomore from Linden/Linden HS)

SECOND TEAM ALL-MIAA
Katie Adams, Adrian (sophomore from Flat Rock/Flat Rock HS)
Cassie Bowerman, Olivet (senior from Quincy/Quincy HS)
Trista-Lynne Geier, Alma (senior from Livonia/Walled Lake Western)
Sara Hivley, Trine (junior from Kentland, Ind./Gibson Southern HS)
Lauren Hudson, Trine (senior from Lafayette, Ind./Harrison HS)
Sarah Johnson, Alma (junior from Portland/Portland HS)
Amber Matthews, Trine (senior from Corunna/Corunna HS)
Alisha Raak, Trine (junior from South Haven/South Haven HS)
Katie Schiering, Trine (sophomore from Mentor, Ohio/Mentor HS)
Krissy Sheets, Adrian (junior from Temperance/Bedford HS)
Allison Smart, Albion (senior from Manton/Manton HS)
Erica Smith, Hope (junior from Muskegon/Reeths-Puffer HS)
Heidi Wear, Olivet (senior from Hastings/Wayland Union HS)