Five Lady Eagle Softball Players Honored by PCAC
Five MSJC softball players were rewarded for the team's record breaking season by being named to the All Pacific Coast Athletic Conference team.
Ashley Brown and Jordan Sage were both named First Team All PCAC, while teammate Jena Chilson earned Second Team honors and Angie Lopez and Nicole Stressling were selected Honorable Mention all league. Brown was also named to the All Southern California Team for her outstanding play this season.
Brown, a sophomore from Paloma Valley HS, had an amazing offensive season for the Lady Eagles as she collected 55 hits with a batting average of .495. Brown also had 2 homeruns, 16 RBIs, 9 stolen bases, and scored a team high 33 runs. Brown's total of 55 hits is the third most in a single season by a Lady Eagle and her .495 batting average is the second highest in program history. Sage was a two way threat for MSJC as she hit .408 with 2 homeruns and 26 RBIs while also earning 7 pitching victories. Sage, a freshman from Heritage HS, had 15 extra base hits on the season and
in the circle struck out 60 batters and finished the year with a 2.40 earned run average.
Second Team pick Chilson was also a dual threat for the Lady Eagles as she won a team high 11 games pitching and also blasted 4 homeruns. Chilson's 11 pitching victories ranks 5th all time for a single season by a Lady Eagles pitcher. The sophomore from Heritage HS ended the season with 23 RBIs and a 3.35 ERA.
Lopez and Stessling both earned honorable mention status for their contributions this season. Lopez, a sophomore from Carlsbad HS, hit .371 on the year and drove in 23 runs. Stressling hit .347 and scored 26 runs for the Lady Eagles.
These five players along with their teammates helped MSJC to the program's best ever season as the Lady Eagles finished the year 22-17 overall.
Ashley Brown (right) and Jordan Sage (left) both earned All PCAC First Team honors this year for the MSJC softball team while teammate Jena Chilson earned 2nd Team all league honors and Nicole Stressling and Angie Lopez were named honorable mention as they helped the Lady Eagles to the best record in program history at 22-17. (Renzy Reyes/MSJC)