Mullen and Santos Lead Six Named to All-UAA Softball Team
St. Louis, Mo., April 25, 2012 – The Washington University in St. Louis softball team had six student-athletes named to the 2012 All-University Athletic Association (UAA) Team, as announced Wednesday by the conference office.
Sophomore outfielder Maggie Mullen and senior infielder Corissa Santos were named to the first team, while senior outfielder Alyssa Abramoski, senior pitcher Olivia Cook, junior outfielder Ashley Janssen and freshman infielder Adrienne White picked up second team accolades.
Mullen is one of four sophomores on the all-UAA first-team, batting .374 with a team-best six home runs and 28 RBIs. A first-team all-UAA honoree for the second-straight season, she also leads the team with eight multiple RBI games. Mullen is third in the UAA in home runs (six), runs scored (31) and total bases (73).
Santos earns first-team all-UAA honors for the fourth-straight season, becoming the fourth player in school history to achieve the feat. She is batting .380 this season with four home runs and a team-best 28 RBIs, and leads the league and is 14th in NCAA Division III with 19 doubles. She is also first in the conference in total bases (79) and sacrifice flies (three), second in walks (17), third in hits (46) and slugging percentage (.653) and 10th in batting average (.380).
Abramoski is hitting .360 with two home runs and 25 RBIs in 37 starts in the outfield. An all-UAA honoree for the second-straight year, she leads the league in runs scored (36) and is second in doubles (14) and sacrifice bunts (nine).
Cook has had a tremendous season on the mound for the Bears compiling a 14-6 overall record and a 1.81 earned run average. She has also struck out 76 batters in 135.0 innings pitched, while holding opponents to a .250 batting average. Cook is second in the league in appearances (25), third in wins (14) and fourth in strikeouts (76) and ERA (1.81).
Janssen has started 33 games this season in the outfield and ranks first on the team and sixth in the UAA in batting average (.394). She is also first on the squad in on-base percentage (.462) and stolen bases (10), second in multiple-hit games (12), third in hits (41) and fourth in runs scored (24).
White is batting .376 with eight doubles, a home run and 27 RBIs in 33 starts in her rookie campaign. She is 12th in the conference in batting average (.376) and fourth in assists (57) while playing second and third base for the Bears.
Washington University tied for second at the 2012 UAA Tournament Championship in March with a 4-4 overall mark. Washington U. has a 26-12 overall record, and hosts Westminster College in a doubleheader on Thursday, April 26, at 4 p.m.