ATLANTA - After a thrilling season that saw the Mustangs advance to the Elite 8 for the first time in program history, the Mount Vernon varsity softball team has been awarded with nine players earning spots on the All-Area 3 Private Team.
"We are so proud of all of our girls as they all contributed to our Elite 8 run in Columbus," Head Coach Mike Edmonson said. "Their hard work and determination paid off and it's great to see them rewarded at the end of a great season."
Below are the players that were selected to the All-Area 3 team, as voted by coaches.
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-All Area-3 and Pitcher of the Year
-14-4, 1.99 ERA, 181 strikeouts
-All Area-3 Shortstop and Co-Offensive Player of the Year
-.521 AVG, .958 SLG, 1.571 OPS, 37 hits, 27 RBI, 36 runs, 16 BB
-All Area-3 Catcher and Co-Defensive Player of the Year
-.305 AVG, .661 SLG, 1.005 OPS, 4 HR, 24 RBI
-137 putouts, .986 fielding percentage
-All Area-3 Outfield
-.418 AVG, .608 SLG, 1.079 OPS, 33 hits, 18 RBI
-11 putouts, .846 fielding percentage
-All Area-3 2B
-.306 AVG, .403 SLG, .732 OPS, 22 hits, 23 RBI
-.952 fielding percentage
-All Area-3 Outfield
-.338 AVG, .408 OBP, .805 OPS, 23 hits, 23 runs
-19 putouts, .952 fielding percentage
-All Area-3 3B
-.290 AVG, .690 OPS, 20 hits
-50 putouts, .944 fielding percentage
-All Area-3 1B
-.317 AVG, .462 OBP, .803 OPS
-58 putouts, .986 fielding percentage
-All Area-3 2nd Team
.370 AVG, .477 OBP, 1.070 SLG
-20 hits, 12 RBI
The Mount Vernon Athletic Department strives to build the student-athlete by providing a five-star experience built on community, courage, development, hospitality and professionalism. As a school of inquiry, innovation and impact grounded in Christian values, we prepare all students to be college-ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders. For more information on Mount Vernon athletics, visit www.mountvernonathletics.com and follow @MV_Athletics on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news on the Mustangs.