OF Lindsey Smith JR Northern Colorado
OF Sarah Petosa SO Seattle
OF Jenna Krogh** SR Portland State
UTL Jamie North FR Utah Valley
P-UTL Amanda Fitzsimmons JR Idaho State
P Anna Bertrand*** -! JR Portland State
P Tiffany Mills JR Utah Valley
Pos. Player Yr. School
C Vicky Galasso FR Idaho State
1B Lisa Maulden FR Seattle
2B Becky Simonsen JR Idaho State
3B Brianna Guerrero SO Seattle
SS Brooke Silva SO Weber State
OF Erika James-Dixon SR Weber State
OF Marie Williams JR Utah Valley
OF Erin Geddis SR Northern Colorado
UTL Cydnee Clark FR Weber State
P-UTL Sarah Clark SR Weber State
P Mandie Sugita SO Seattle
P Cassie Herrera FR Utah Valley
Honorable Mention: Crysta Conn (SO, 3B), Portland State; Janel Cunningham (FR, C), Weber State; Mikayla Duffy (FR, P
UTL), Northern Colorado; Ashley Huddleston (SO, 1B), Weber State; Krystin Jachim (JR, SS), Utah Valley; Gabby Lopez (FR, UTL), Idaho State; Carly McEachran (JR, 2B), Portland State; Symbree Minniear (SR, 2B), Weber State; Alex Neely (SR, UTL), Northern Colorado; Amanda Perez (SR, 1B), Utah Valley; Deianna Russell (SR, C), Utah Valley; Jessica Uresti (FR, 2B), Utah Valley
CO-PLAYERS OF THE YEAR: Amanda Fitzsimmons (JR, P
UTL), Idaho State; Lyndsey Minnich (SR, 3B), Weber State
PITCHER OF THE YEAR: Anna Bertrand -! (JR), Portland State
FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR: Alicia Fine (SS), Portland State
COACH OF THE YEAR: Tobin Echo-Hawk, Portland State
* - Number of first-team selections
! – Unanimous selection.
# - Tie
After helping guide Weber State to one of the most successful seasons in its history, senior third baseman Lyndsey Minnich has been named as the Pacific Coast Softball Conference's Mountain Division Player of the Year.
Minnich, a 5-foot-8 senior from Kennewick, Wash., set six single-season records and three career records for the Purple and White this season, etching her name in the Wildcats' record books for years to come.
Minnich shares the award, which is voted upon by the six coaches in the Mountain Division, with Idaho State pitcher/utility Amanda Fitzimmons.
Minnich earned unanimous first team honors on the All-Pacific Coast Mountain Division Team, while senior right-hander/utility Sarah Clark, senior outfielder Erika James-Dixon, sophomore shortstop Brooke Silva and freshman utility player Cydnee Clarke were named to the second team. Senior second baseman Symbree Minniear, sophomore first baseman Ashley Huddleston and freshman catcher Janel Cunningham were named honorable mention, giving the Wildcats eight All-Division honorees.
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