Eagles honored by 2004 Div I and II All-Independents
Wednesday, June 02, 2004
Edinburg, Texas - Utah Valley State led the way with seven All-Independent selections for the 2004 season. Tiffin was the top team among Division 2 with five selections. The team was selected by representatives of Columbia Union, Florida Gulf Coast, IPFW, Northern Colorado, Texas-Pan American, Tiffin and Utah Valley State. Erin Peterson of Northern Colorado edged out Kristina Schweikert of Tiffin by two points for Player of the Year. Peterson had 6 Doubles, 2 Triples and 9 Home Runs, scored 23 runs, drove in 25 runs, had a slugging percentage of .786 while hitting .408. Pitcher of the Year went to Kelly Powe of Florida Gulf Coast. Powe was 22-7 with 28 complete games in 34 appearances, had three saves, struck out 220 batters in 210 and one-third innings for a 0.63 ERA. Freshman of the Year was shared by Annie Voyles of Florida Gulf Coast and Steph Orr of Tiffin. Voyles was 13-3 with 10 complete games in 22 appearances, struck out 73 batters in 114 and two-third innings for a 1.54 ERA. Orr had 11 Doubles, 4 Triples and 3 Home Runs, scored 24 runs, drove in 44 runs, had a slugging percentage of .606 while hitting .408. Co-Coaches of the Year were Dave Deiros of Florida Gulf Coast and Brian Campbell of Tiffin. Florida Gulf Coast was 41-13- 1 in just their second year at Division II while Tiffin was 39-15 and an NAIA Regional Finalist. 2004 NCAA DIVISION I-II ALL-INDEPENDENT SOFTBALL Pos. Name School Gr. Hometown P Ericka Jones Utah Valley State So. Orem, Utah P Kelly Powe Florida Gulf Coast Jr. Naples, Florida P Rachel Richardson Tiffin Jr. Fairfield, Ohio P Annie Voyles Florida Gulf Coast Fr. Bronson, Florida C Stacey Johnson Utah Valley State Jr. Lehi, Utah C Erin Peterson Northern Colorado Sr. Great Falls, Montana INF Angie Long Columbia Union Jr. Ijamsville, Maryland INF Steph Orr Tiffin Fr. Columbus, Ohio INF Whitney Platten Northern Colorado Jr. Edgewater, Colorado INF Denita Robinson Tiffin Jr. Cambridge, Ohio OF Ashley Cecil Florida Gulf Coast Jr. Naples, Florida OF Katie McBroom Tiffin Sr. OF Kristina Schweikert Tiffin Jr. Rochester, New York OF Erika Trujillo Northern Colorado Fr. Littleton, Colorado UTL Shyanne Durant Utah Valley State So. South Jordan, Utah UTL Amanda Kendzior Utah Valley State Jr. Sandy, Utah AL Jenna Beachy IPFW So. Woodburn, Indiana AL Kelli Hardy Utah Valley State Jr. Meridian, Idaho AL Rachel Hartgrove Utah Valley State So. Pleasant Grove, Utah AL Lindsay Ijjas Florida Gulf Coast Sr. Clearwater, Florida AL Kristy Miller Utah Valley State Jr. Salem, Utah AL Mindy Pomeroy IPFW Sr. Mishawaka, Indiana