May 7, 2014

Colleen Ahern Earns All-Patriot League Recognition

WORCESTER, Mass. – Sophomore Colleen Ahern (Northbrook, Ill.) has been named to the softball All-Patriot League second team, as announced by the league. This is the second straight season the designated player has earned league recognition as she was named to the All-Patriot League first team as a freshman.

Ahern led the Crusaders in conference action this season with a .333 batting average, starting 16 of 18 Patriot League games. She was tied for the team lead with 16 hits 48 at bats, including two doubles and a team-best nine RBI. The sophomore slugger finished second on the team with a .293 batting average on the season, compiling 27 hits in 92 at bats, and was tied for first on the team with 13 RBI in 2014.

 2014 All-Patriot League Softball Team

Major Awards
Player of the Year – Morgan Decker, Lehigh, So.
Pitcher of the Year – Emily Bausher, Lehigh, Jr.
Defensive Player of the Year - Alexis Watanabe, Lehigh, So.
Rookie of the Year – Brittany Younan, Boston U., Fr.
Coach of the Year – Fran Troyan, Lehigh 

First Team All-League
1B – Cassie Waggy, Lehigh, Jr.
2B – Alexis Watanabe, Lehigh, So.
SS – Cydnee Sanders, Bucknell, Jr.
3B – Morgan Decker, Lehigh, So.
C -- Mariel Schlaefer, Colgate, So.
DP – Lauren Hynes, Boston U., So.
OF – Amanda Nguyen, Army, Sr.
OF – Jayme Mask, Boston U., Sr.
OF -- Vicky Lattanzio, Lehigh, Fr.
P -- Melanie Russell, Boston U., So.
P -- Emily Bausher, Lehigh, Jr.
At-large -- Jessica Calvini, Lehigh, So.

Second Team All-League 
1B – Chelsea Kehr, Boston U., Sr.
2B – Jacee Almond, Bucknell, Fr.
SS – Emma Capetz, Lehigh, Jr.
3B – Kasey McCravey, Army, So.
C -- Cheyanna Young, Bucknell, So.
DP – Colleen Ahern, Holy Cross, So.
OF – Moriah Connolly, Boston U., Fr.
OF – Kristen Zahn, Bucknell, Jr.
OF -- Katie Bushee, Colgate, Fr.
P -- Caroline Smith, Army, Fr.
P -- Lara Bean, Bucknell, Fr.
At-large -- Brittany Younan, Boston U., Fr.