WATERVILLE, Maine – The North Atlantic Conference (NAC) has announced their All-Conference teams and four Thomas softball players have been honored.
Senior Korrie Laren (Blackstone Mass.) was named to the first team while sophomores Lexi Colpack (Franklin, N.H.), Sydney LeBourveau (Jericho, Vt.), and Katie Taylor (Lebanon, Maine) were named to the second team.
Laren appeared in all 35 games for the Terriers this season. In conference action, she finished with a .308 (12-for-39) average at the plate and a .386 on-base percentage. The senior knocked in eight RBI, hit two doubles, and stole three bases. She also completed a perfect 1.000 fielding percentage at first base in NAC play.
Colpack, who was also named to the All-Tournament Team, also started in all 35 games this season. The reigning NAC Rookie of the Year batted .289 (13-for-45) in league play. She added six RBI, 13 runs, and only struck out twice in 49 plate appearances. Colplack also led the NAC in stolen bases with 23 overall.
LeBourveau was called on to carry the load on the mound and contribute at the plate for the Terriers this season. The sophomore logged 47.1 innings with a 4-3 record in the conference. She finished with a 2.07 ERA and an opponent batting average of .271. At the dish, she batted .313 throughout the season and brought it 14 runs. LeBourveau was named NAC Tournament MVP following the Terriers championship run.
Taylor, another member of the All-Tournament Team, started in 35 games for the Terriers. The sophomore went 9-for-36 for a .250 batting average in the conference. She added five RBI, six runs, and six stolen bases.
Taylor was also Thomas' selection for the NAC Sportsmanship Team. The NAC Softball Sportsmanship Team is reserved for those who have distinguished themselves through demonstrated acts of sportsmanship and ethical behavior. The honorees are individuals who have positively affected the softball culture and environment and whose behavior clearly demonstrates sportsmanship and integrity that go beyond the playing rules and etiquette.
2017 NAC Softball All-Conference Teams
To view a PDF list of the All-Conference team click HERE.
C - Kylie Cunningham, Sophomore, UMaine-Farmington
1B - Tamara Aunchman, Freshman, Husson
1B - Korrie Laren, Senior, Thomas
1B/DP - Gabriella Marcheschi, Sophomore, New England College
SS - Sara Baker, Freshman, Castleton
OF - Briana Brochu, Freshman, Husson
OF - Timi Carone, Junior, Castleton
OF - Brianna Castellano, Senior, New England College
P - Jen Jones, Freshman, Husson
P - Kayla Wood, Senior, Castleton
SS - Anna Bingham, Senior, Johnson State
OF/P - Arika Brochu, Sophomore, Husson
2B - Sami Carlo, Senior, Castleton
SS - Lexi Colpack, Sophomore, Thomas
P - Alannah Healy, Senior, Husson
P - Sydney LeBourveau, Sophomore, Thomas
P - Taylor Paquette, Junior, Castleton
OF - Olivia Smith, Sophomore, Husson
OF - Katie Taylor, Sophomore, Thomas
OF - Elizabeth Walker, Sophomore, UMaine-Farmington
Player of the Year
Timi Carone, Junior, Castleton
Pitcher of the Year
Kayla Wood, Senior, Castleton
Rookie of the Year
Briana Brochu, Freshman, Husson
Senior Scholar Athlete of the Year
Jennie Moore, Senior, Johnson State
Coach of the Year
Terren Allen, Third Season, Husson
Arika Brochu, Sophomore, Husson
Kasie Craig, Junior, Johnson State
Alison Hamilton, Senior, UMaine-Farmington
Brooke Naylor, Senior, Castleton
Nadiyah Roberts-Green, Sophomore, New England College
Ashlynn Royce, Sophomore, Lyndon
Katie Taylor, Sophomore, Thomas