Angelo State softball pitcher Kenedy Urbany has been named Lone Star Conference Freshman of the Year!
Complete news release courtesy of the Lone Star Conference:
The Lone Star Conference recognized its softball standouts Thursday as the postseason awards were announce by league officials at the championship banquet.
LSC champion West Texas A&M had a league-high 12 players receive All-LSC honors including six first-teamers.
WT, which won the conference title for the second time with a 23-4 record, was represented on the All-LSC first team by Alyssa Lemos, Jessica Sipe, Renee Erwin, Rita Hokianga, Hannah Newcomb, and Allie Cranfill.
The Lady Buffs claimed a few special awards as well. Hokianga was named Pitcher of the Year and Newcomer of the Year, and Kevin Blaskowski claimed Coach of the Year honors.
Angelo State’s Morgan Spearman was tabbed Player of the Year, while the Rambelles Kenedy Urbany took home Freshman of the Year acclaim.
ASU and Texas Woman’s each had eight players named to the all-conference team. Midwestern State and Cameron had four apiece, while Tarleton State had three, and Eastern New Mexico two.
Overall, 41 student-athletes were honored by the all-conference program, with a player from seven of the eight LSC teams. The awards are voted upon by the league coaches, who determined a 16-player first team by position, and second and third teams, each consisting of 12 players regardless of positions.
# COMPLETE LIST OF POSTSEASON HONORS ON PAGE 2 #
2014 LSC SOFTBALL ALL-CONFERENCE AWARDS
Player School Pos. Year Hometown
Kim Jerrick Midwestern State C Sr. Belle Plain, Kan.
Kendra Sancet Texas Woman's 1B Jr. Magnolia, Texas
Micherie Koria Angelo State 2B Jr. San Diego, Calif.
Alyssa Lemos West Texas A&M SS Sr. Grapevine, Texas
Jessica Sipe West Texas A&M 3B Sr. Phoenix, Ariz.
Morgan Spearman Angelo State OF Sr. Kennedale, Texas
Renee Erwin West Texas A&M OF Jr. Anna, Texas
Tara Martini Cameron OF Jr. Moore, Okla.
Rita Hokianga West Texas A&M P Jr. Hawkes Bay, New Zealand
Brandie Lander Texas Woman's P Sr. Gun Barrel City, Texas
Katie Hines Texas Woman's DP Sr. Beaumont, Texas
Darian Dunn Angelo State UT So. Frisco, Texas
Bailey Vrazel Texas Woman's SS Sr. Danbury, Texas
Katelyn Vinson Midwestern State OF So. Southlake, Texas
Hannah Newcomb West Texas A&M P So. Frisco, Texas
Allie Cranfill West Texas A&M 1B Jr. Frisco, Texas
Kelley Schaefer Midwestern State 3B Jr. Waco Texas
Kenedy Urbany Angelo State DP Fr. Helotes, Texas
Tealey Farquhar Texas Woman's OF So. Lampasas, Texas
Megan Granado Angelo State C Jr. Lubbock, Texas
Alyssa Galaz Texas Woman's 3B Fr. Gladewater, Texas
Aurelia Sandoval Eastern New Mexico C Jr. Farmington, N.M.
Katelyn Conlee Tarleton State DP So. Stephenville, Texas
Brittany Gehle West Texas A&M 2B So. Frisco, Texas
Misty Dooley Cameron OF Jr. Denton, Texas
Kelsey Watson Cameron P Jr. Cache, Okla.
Kaisha Dacosin West Texas A&M OF Jr. Kaneohe, Hawai'i
Lacey Taylor West Texas A&M UT So. Byers, Texas
Rachel Moore Angelo State OF Jr. Katy, Texas
Tori Bayer West Texas A&M P So. Floresville, Texas
Mallory Wyatt West Texas A&M C Sr. Keller, Texas
Breezy McComas Cameron OF Fr. Edmond, Okla.
Melody Mayse Tarleton State OF So. Grandview, Texas
Sarah Wittenburg Texas Woman's C Jr. Dripping Springs, Texas
Haley Howerton Midwestern State OF So. Lewisville, Texas
Mary Kate McKay Angelo State P Sr. Madill, Okla.
Ambra Hill Angelo State SS So. Big Spring, Texas
Tyler Wilkinson West Texas A&M OF Jr. Idaho Falls, Idaho
Cailin Garmon Eastern New Mexico DP Fr. Sacramento, Calif.
Katy Stephens Texas Woman's 2B Fr. Galdewater, Texas
Mikayla Stogsdill Tarleton State UT Fr. Sanger, Texas
Player of the Year: Morgan Spearman, Angelo State
Pitcher of the Year: Rita Hokianga, West Texas A&M
Freshman of the Year: Kenedy Urbany, Angelo State
Newcomer of the Year: Rita Hokianga, West Texas A&M
Coach of the Year: Kevin Blaskowski, West Texas A&M