Ingell and Mehrle Selected to Pella Regional All-Tournament Team
St. Louis, Mo., May 11, 2014 – Senior outfielder Maggie Ingell and freshman outfielder Hannah Mehrle of the Washington University in St. Louis softball team were named to the 2014 NCAA Division III Pella Regional All-Tournament Team, as announced by Central College.
Ingell batted .500 (4-for-8) with a home run and three RBIs and recorded hits in two of three games as the Bears posted a 1-2 record at the Pella Regional. She was 2-for-2 with a home run, walk, RBI and run scored in the Bears' 7-2 upset win over No. 8-ranked Luther College in the first round Friday. Ingell also went 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two runs scored in the 7-6 season-ending loss to Luther Saturday in an elimination game. She became the Bears' all-time hits leader (221) with an RBI single in game two against Luther.
Mehrle batted a team-best .556 (5-for-9) with two RBIs and had hits in two of three games for Washington U. She went 3-for-3 with a walk, double, RBI and two runs scored in the 7-2 win over No. 8 Luther Friday. Mehrle went 2-for-3 with an RBI and a run scored in a 3-2 loss to North Central College in the second round Saturday.
Washington U. finished the 2014 season with a 31-17 overall record, and qualified for the NCAA Tournament for the 12th time in the last 13 years. The Bears also won their eighth UAA title after finishing in a three-way tie at the 2014 UAA Championship Tournament with a 5-3 mark.