Here’s a look at this week’s mailbag:
Former Amity star Allie Horwitz
wrapped up an amazing career at Amherst College.
She was a two-sport All-American earning the honors in both soccer and lacrosse.
Washington College sophomore outfielder Ian Remington, of Guilford, batted .264 with 12 RBIs on the season.
He scored a career-high 22 runs and stole 10 bases, a personal-best. He had four two-hit games.
In 60 career games, 50 starts, he is batting .335 with 25 RBI. He has scored 42 runs on 56 hits and stolen 16 bases.
The honors keep rolling in for SCSU softball star Brittany Bucko and coach Lisa Barbaro.
The Owls reached the College World Series for the first time this year and five Owls received ECAC honors.
Bucko was also named as the ECAC Player of the Year, while Barbaro earned the nod as Coach of the Year.
Bucko produced one of the finest offensive seasons in program history in 2012. On the field, she was named an All-American by both Daktronics (First-Team) and the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (Third-Team). Bucko was also named the Regional Player of the Year by Daktronics and was the Northeast-10 Conference Player of the Year. She closed the year batting .394 with 19 home runs, 38 RBI and 69 runs scored. She also recorded 17 stolen bases, a .466 on-base percentage and a .772 slugging percentage.
Earning All-ECAC honors were Kristin Whitley, Alyssa Downs, Kate Hoffman and pitcher Jayme Larson.
Larson went 26-5 with one save and a 1.79 earned run average. Her 26 wins, 36 appearances and 152 strikeouts were all single-season records. During the regular season, Larson led the league in ERA and was third in wins, while also ranking No. 10 in strikeouts. She is the SCSU single-season and career leader in wins, strikeouts, shutouts, complete games, saves and innings pitched.
Former Hand-Madison standout Michael Callaghan has been named one of the captains for the Wesleyan basketball team for the 2012-2013 season. Mike earned All NESCAC (New England Small Athletic Conference) second team as well as NESCAC and D3 Hoops.Com player of the week honors during this past season. Wesleyan finished the season 20-6 breaking the school record for victories in a season.
Labels: Allie Horwitz, Brittany Bucko, Ian Remington, Lisa Barbaro, Mike Callaghan