Six Retrievers Selected to UMBC Spring Classic All-Tournament Team
BALTIMORE—Seniors Lauren Brummell (Hanover, Va./Hanover), Julia Culotta (Street, Md./North Harford/Tennessee), Lynn Pronobis (Waldorf, Md./McDonough) and Stephanie Weigman (Elkridge, Md./Archbishop Spalding), junior Katie Ferguson (North East, Md./North East) and sophomore Ashley Scroggin (Stafford, Va./North Stafford) were named to the UMBC Spring Classic All-Tournament Team, UMBC head coach Joe French announced Monday.
Brummell batted .412 (7-for-17) and slugged .706 with a team-best 12 total bases in four games last weekend. The second baseman recorded two doubles and a home run, scored four times and tied for the team lead with five RBI.
Culotta batted .333 (5-for-15) and slugged .733 with 11 total bases. The left fielder hit two homers, drove in five and scored a team-best seven runs. She also walked twice and was a perfect 2-for-2 on the base paths.
Pronobis batted .313 (5-for-16) with a double, a triple, four RBI and five runs scored. The center fielder also had two stolen bases on the weekend. Weigman went 2-0 with a 3.73 ERA and six strikeouts in 15.0 innings of work, pitching a pair of complete games.
Ferguson batted .467 (7-for-15) with a double, four RBI and four runs scored. The first baseman also walked twice and stole three bases, and she handled 24 errorless chances. Ferguson had a pair of three-hit games, including a 3-for-5, 3-RBI, 2-run effort against Morgan State. In addition, she went 2-0 with a 1.62 ERA and four strikeouts in 8.2 innings of work on the mound.
Scroggin batted a team-best .583 (7-for-12) and slugged .917 with 11 total bases. The right fielder recorded a double and a home run, drove in three and scored four runs, and she also walked three times. She put together three straight two-hit games, including a 2-for-3, 2-RBI, 2-run effort againstNiagara, when both of her hits went for extra bases.
The Retrievers had an outstanding weekend at the plate, batting .364 as a team and averaging 9.0 runs per game while winning all four contests to take the Spring Classic championship. They were 11-for-14 in stolen base attempts and also walked 17 times.
The Retrievers return to action on Tuesday, when they host Temple in a doubleheader beginning at 2:30 p.m.
UMBC Spring Classic All-Tournament Team
Kaitlin Andler, St. Francis
Lauren Brummell, UMBC
Julia Culotta, UMBC
Katie Ferguson, UMBC
Tamra Griffin, Morgan State
Jen Kries, Brown
Teresa Healy, Niagara
Maggie McDonald, Niagara
Jasa Mitchell, St. Francis
Kristi Munoz, Brown
Lynn Pronobis, UMBC
Ashley Scroggin, UMBC
Kate Strobel, Brown
Stephanie Thompson, Brown
Lydia Walther-Rodriguez, Morgan State
Alexis Wayne, Niagara
Stephanie Weigman, UMBC
Becky Zill, Niagara