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May 7, 2012

2012 Season - Gibbs, Watson, Ledezma All-CCIW

Senior center fielder Jillian Gibbs was named to the CCIW all-conference first team Monday.

NAPERVILLE, Ill. - Augustana senior center fielder Jillian Gibbs (Rock Island HS, Rock Island, Ill.) has been named to the College Conference of Illinois & Wisconsin all-conference softball first team for 2012. Sophomores Krista Watson (Coal City HS, Coal City, Ill.) and Courtney Ledezma (United Township HS, East Moline, Ill.) were named to the second team.

Gibbs hit .313 with six home runs and 17 RBI this season. She led the Vikings in homers, tied for the team lead with four steals (without being caught) and was second in slugging with a .542 mark. In CCIW play, she finished third in the league in slugging percentage (.698), tied for third in homers (four) and fourth in total bases (30).

Watson, a shortstop, led Augustana with a .380 batting average as well as a .570 slugging percentage and .429 on-base percentage. She also led the club with 25 runs scored, 46 hits, 18 doubles and 69 total bases and tied for second with 22 RBI. She ranked 10th in the CCIW with a .356 batting average and tied for third with five doubles in league play.

Ledezma, a first baseman and pitcher, was the Vikings' RBI leader this year with 26. She hit .344 with two home runs and a team-leading four triples. In the circle, she went 8-6 with a 2.98 ERA and struck out 66 in 91 2/3 innings.

2012 CCIW ALL-CONFERENCE SOFTBALL TEAM 

 FIRST TEAM

 School

 Pos.

 Yr.

 Hometown/H.S.

 Kathleen Campbell

 Millikin 

 C

 Sr.

 Harrisburg, Ill./H.S.

 Lindsey Mikulecky

 Elmhurst

 C

 Jr.

 Union Grove, Wis./H.S.

 Alyssa Schrader

 Carthage 

 1B

 Sr.

 Plainfield, Ill./South

 Jenna Lawrenz

 Wheaton

 2B

 Sr.

 Wheaton, Ill./North

 Courtney Martin

 Illinois Wesleyan

 SS

 Jr.

 Hopedale, Ill./Stanford Olympia

 Vicki Pyan

 Carthage

 3B

 So.

 Crystal Lake, Ill./South

 Jillian Gibbs

 AUGUSTANA

 OF

 Sr.

 Rock Island, Ill./H.S.

 Meg Griffin

 Elmhurst

 OF

 Fr.

 Naperville, Ill./Central

 Katie Morman

 Carthage

 OF

 Fr.

 Kenosha, Wis./Shoreland Lutheran

 Jenna Anderson

 Millikin

 U

 Sr.

 Gurnee, Ill./Warren Township

 Allie Riordan

 Illinois Wesleyan

 DP

 So.

 Streator, Ill./H.S.

 Krystina Leazer

 Carthage

 P

 Jr.

 Des Plaines, Ill./Elk Grove

 Molly McCready

 Illinois Wesleyan

 P

 So.

 Bloomington, Ill./Tri-Valley

 Whitney Schafman

 Millikin

 1B - At-Large

 Sr.

 Taylor Ridge, Ill./Rock Ridge

 Audra James

 Illinois Wesleyan

 OF - At-Large

 Fr.

 St. Joseph, Ill./St. Joseph-Ogden

 

 

 

 

 

 SECOND TEAM

 School 

 Pos.

 Yr.

 Hometown/H.S.

 Kaity Crane

 Illinois Wesleyan

 C

 So.

 Bloomington, Ill./Normal Community

 Jessica Toth

 Illinois Wesleyan

 1B

 So.

 St. John, Ind./Hanover Central

 Mary Caron

 North Central

 2B

 Sr.

 Romeoville, Ill./H.S.

 Krista Watson

 AUGUSTANA

 SS

 So.

 Coal City, Ill./H.S.

 Emma Clark

 Illinois Wesleyan

 3B

 Jr.

 Morton, Ill./H.S.

 Ana Pistilli

 North Park

 OF

 Sr.

 Chicago, Ill./Loyola Academy

 Cora Jeffers

 Millikin

 OF

 Jr.

 Sherman, Ill./Williamsville

 Clare Bukowski

 Elmhurst

 OF

 So.

 Berwyn, Ill./Morton

 Courtney Ledezma

 AUGUSTANA

 U

 So.

 East Moline, Ill./United Township

 Lindsay Nauman

 Elmhurst

 P

 Sr.

 Byron, Ill./H.S.

 Alyssa Vorel

 Illinois Wesleyan

 P

 Jr.

 Homer Glen, Ill./Lockport

 Lauren Kitterman

 Millikin

 P - At-Large

 Jr.

 Bloomington, Ill./Tri-Valley

 Vlasta Mangia

 North Central

 P - At-Large

 So.

 Cicero, Ill./Morton

 Lesley Guenard

 Wheaton

 1B - At-Large

 Sr.

 Hanover, Mass./H.S.

 Keri Leach

 Illinois Wesleyan

 OF - At-Large

 Jr.

 Hopedale, Ill./Stanford Olympia

CCIW Co-Pitchers of the Year

Krystina Leazer - Carthage
Molly McCready - Illinois Wesleyan 

CCIW Player of the Year

Alyssa Schrader - Carthage

CCIW Co-Coaching Staffs of the Year

Illinois Wesleyan
Carthage

CCIW Newcomer of the Year

Courtney Martin - Illinois Wesleyan

CCIW Softball Batting Champion

Allie Riordan - Illinois Wesleyan