College Sports Madness has announced their Western Athletic
Conference Preseason All-Conference teams and four Redhawks were named across
the two teams. Bubba Morrow (Auburn, Wash.) and Sarah Petosa (Federal Way,
Wash.) were named to the First Team and Lisa Maulden (Maple Valley, Wash.) and
Brianna Guerrero (Buena Park, Calif.) were named to the Second Team.
“We are proud to have four representatives on the Preseason
All-WAC Team,” said head coach Dan Powers. “Sarah, Brianna, Lisa, and Bubba are
going to be a big part of our success in 2013.”
Last season, in the Pacific Coast Softball Conference,
Petosa was named PCSC All-Conference Second Team. Petosa and Morrow were also
named PCSC First Team All-Mountain Division, with Guerrero and Maulden named
PCSC Second Team All-Mountain Division.
All four student-athletes were in the top five in team
batting average last season, as Petosa led the Redhawks with a .365 average,
recording 20 runs on 54 hits, as well as one double, one triple, and 16 RBIs.
Guerrero, Morrow, and Maulden ranked third through fifth on the team in batting
average, with .313, .293, and .279, respectively. Morrow was one of two
Redhawks to start all 45 contests over the season, and she led the team with
six home runs and 31 RBIs.
The full teams are as follows:
Player of the Year: Haley Lemons (Texas State)
the Year: Amanda Pridmore (San Jose State)
the Year: Rebecca Stokes (UT Arlington)
the Year: Ricci Woodard (Texas State)
First Team: Amanda
Pridmore (San Jose State), Anne Marie Taylor (Texas State), Teri Lyles (UT
Arlington), Anna Hernandez (Texas State), Melanie Goff (Louisiana Tech), Bubba
Morrow (Seattle U), Christine Thomsen (Utah State), Haley Lemons (Texas
State), Michelle Cox (San Jose State), Sarah Petosa (Seattle U), Brooke
Baker (Texas State), Malena Padilla (New Mexico State)
Second Team: Haylee
Stanton (UTSA), Mandy Harmon (Utah State), Michelle Jones (Louisiana Tech), Lisa
Maulden (Seattle U), Megan Low (UTSA), Brianna Guerrero (Seattle U),
Courtney Buchman (UTSA), Jessica Garcia (San Jose State), Hailey Froton (Utah
State), Rebecca Stokes (UT Arlington), Amber Olive (New Mexico State), Kelsey
Dodd (New Mexico State)
This is the program and school’s first season in the WAC.
They will open the regular season on February 8-10 at the Red Desert Classic in
St. George, Utah. Their first conference series will be March 22-23 at UT
Arlington in Arlington, Texas, and their first home conference series will be
versus Texas State on March 29-30. Stay tuned to www.GoSeattleU.com for the latest updates.