Abramamoski, Mullen, Santos and Voris Highlight First Team Honorees
St. Louis, Mo., May 3, 2011 – The Washington University in St. Louis softball team had six student-athletes named to the All-University Athletic Association (UAA) Team, as announced Tuesday by the conference office.
Junior outfielder Alyssa Abramoski, freshman outfielder Maggie Mullen, junior shortstop Corissa Santos and senior pitcher Claire Voris were named to the first team, while sophomore designated player Alex Fjeldheim and sophomore catcher Sondra Polonsky picked up second team accolades.
Abramoski had a breakout junior season and ranks in the top five in the conference in seven offensive categories. She is first in the UAA in triples (seven) and runs scored (44), third in total bases (92), fourth in doubles (12), hits (51) and slugging percentage (.742) and fifth in batting average (.411). Abramoski has hit safely in 31 of 40 starts and has nine multiple RBI and 16 multiple hit games.
Mullen is one of five freshman on the all-UAA first team, leading the Bears in hitting (.427), home runs (nine) and RBIs (46). She is also second in the conference in hits (53), third in home runs, RBIs, and batting average, and fifth in total bases (89). Mullen has made 39 starts in her rookie season, with a team-best 13 multiple RBI and 17 multiple hit games.
Santos, a first-team all-UAA honoree for the third-straight season, has started all 40 games and played every inning this season at shortstop for the Bears. She is hitting .363 with seven doubles, three triples, five home runs and 28 RBIs.
Voris, a four-time first-team all-UAA honoree, has a 14-4 overall record with a 2.26 earned run average in 16 starts for the Bears. She has also struck out a conference-best 172 batters in 120 2/3 innings pitched, while holding opponents to a .217 batting average. Voris is having a career year at the plate, batting .393 with five home runs and 33 RBIs. She ranks fifth in the league with a .468 on-base percentage.
Fjeldheim has started 37 games this season for the Bears, and ranks 12th in the UAA in batting average (.376). She is also second on the squad in doubles (eight) and multiple RBI games (10) and has driven in 28 runs.
Polonsky is batting .409 with seven doubles, three home runs and 30 RBIs in 36 starts this season. She is sixth in the UAA in batting average, and leads the conference with 223 putouts.
Washington University placed second in the UAA Tournament Championship in March with a 6-2 overall mark. Washington U. has a 29-10-1 overall record, and hosts Greenville College in its final regular season games on Tuesday, May 3, at 5 p.m.