Seven Softball 'Roos Earn All-SCAC

Seven members of the Austin College softball team have been named All-Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference performers for the 2015 season, the league office has announced.

Victoria Herrera, a sophomore pitcher from Houston, was named second team All-SCAC after finishing fourth in the conference with 72 strikeouts in 18 pitching appearances. Herrera posted a record of 7-8 with an ERA of 4.15, and averaged more strikeouts per game than any other pitcher in the league.

Delaney England, a freshman infielder from Paris, was named honorable mention All-SCAC after finishing the season with a batting average of .324 with two doubles and 11 r uns batted in. England also scored eight runs and boasted a .329 on base percentage.

Hailey Clendennen, a sophomore designated player from Round Rock, was also an honorable mention All-SCAC pick after finishing the year ranked third in the conference with a .412 batting average. Clendennen also had two doubles and six RBI, and had a .444 on base percentage.

Sophia Hernandez, a junior pitcher and utility player from Irving, finished the season with a .288 batting average to go along with two doubles, a triple, and a home run on her way to earning honorable mention All-SCAC honors. Hernandez also picked up three wins on the mound, striking out 35 batters.
Emily Low, a sophomore outfielder from League City, was an honorable mention All-SCAC selection after batting .226 with a double, six runs scored, and four runs batted in on the season. Low had a .304 on base percentage in 25 games this year.

Lauren Mara, a freshman outfielder from La Verne, California, was an honorable mention All-SCAC pick after finishing the season with a .280 batting average in 18 games. Mara scored nine runs and had five doubles, and had a slugging percentage of .380 on the year.

Raquel Vara, a freshman shortstop from Houston, was an honorable mention All-SCAC performer after finishing the season tied for 13th in the league in batting average, hitting .359 on the year in 25 games. Vara was also tied for fifth with 11 doubles, and scored 16 runs while also stealing six bases on the year.

Austin College athletic teams participate as a member of the NCAA Division III and the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference.

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