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Five Named All-Americans

June 9th, 2011 » filed under: Softball News, Top Story

Five Roughrider softball players were named to the NFCA All-America Team Wednesday. YC placed three on the first-team and two on the second-team.

Sophomore-to-be Amelia Willadsen led the way for the national champions by going 34-1 on the year with a 0.98 ERA and 173 strikeouts.

National Tournament MVP Estella Pinon was also a first-team selection, she was 30-3 this past season and struck out a team-high 212 batters while batting .477 with 20 home runs and 95 runs batted in.

The final first-teamer for YC was second baseman Sierra Rodriguez. The sophomore-to-be hit a .524 in 2011 with 82 RBIs, 89 runs and 17 stolen bases.

Named to the second team was first baseman Alex Landon. The South Dakota State University signee had a banner year batting .481 with 12 home runs and 72 runs batted in.

Vanessa House was also named to the second team. The speedy outfielder hit .479, scoring 65 runs and stealing 29 bases on the season.