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Kearns, Weigman Headline UMBC Dawg Pound All-Tournament Team for Retrievers
Krista Kearns batted .500 en route to Co-Hitter of the Tournament honors.
Stephanie Weigman struck out 29 batters in 19 innings of work en route to Co-Pitcher of the Tournament honors.
BALTIMORE—Senior right fielder Krista Kearns (Santa Fe Springs, Calif./
Junior first baseman Amanda Fefel (
Weigman went 2-1 with a 2.21 ERA and 29 strikeouts in 19.0 innings of work, holding opponents to a .197 batting average. She pitched two complete games, including a two-hit shutout of Big East foe Seton Hall on Saturday, and she struck out a career-high 12 batters against Marist on Friday. She shared Pitcher of the Tournament honors with Seton Hall’s Ashley Forsyth.
Fefel hit .412 (7-for-17) and slugged .588 with a homer and a team-best six RBI. Culotta batted .308 (4-for-13) and slugged .769 with two home runs and three RBI, while O’Malley hit .438 (7-for-16).
Seton Hall won the UMBC Dawg Pound Tournament with a 6-1 victory over the Retrievers in Sunday’s championship game. Drexel defeated Fairleigh Dickinson, 8-0, in six innings in the consolation games.
UMBC Dawg Pound All-Tournament Team
Hillary Allen, Drexel
Ashley Botelho, Drexel
Caitlin Bradac, Fairleigh Dickinson
Julia Culotta, UMBC
Amanda Fefel, UMBC
Ashley Forsyth, Seton Hall
Melissa Giordano, Marist
Jessie Green, Marist
Kristen Kaelin, Seton Hall
Krista Kearns, UMBC
Ali Keltos, Fairleigh Dickinson
Leah Menichetti, Seton Hall
Lauren O'Malley, UMBC
Kaelen Waldron, Seton Hall
Sandi Wambold, Drexel
Stephanie Weigman, UMBC
Lisa Williams, Drexel
Co-Hitter of the Tournament: Krista Kearns, UMBC
Co-Hitter of the Tournament: Melissa Giordano, Marist
Co-Pitcher of the Tournament: Stephanie Weigman, UMBC
Co-Pitcher of the Tournament: Ashley Forsyth, Seton Hall