Barber Named All-ECAC North

Barber Named All-ECAC North

Alfred State sophomore catcher Melissa Barber (Nassau/Catholic Central) has been named an honorable mention All-ECAC North. The announcement comes days after Barber was named a 2nd team All-American by the USCAA.

Barber collected hits in 25 of the Lady Pioneers 28 games this season. She put together an eight game hitting streak and a 12-game hitting streak during the season. Eleven times she collected multiple hits as she led the Pioneers with a .450 batting average (41 for 91).  She hit six doubles, drove in 16 runs, and scored 26 times. 

Season Highlights:

  • Versus Wisconsin-Stout (during Spring Break trip to Myrtle Beach, SC) she was 3 for 4 with two doubles and 5 RBI.
  • Versus Delhi (game 2) she was 3 for 4 with 3 RBI.
  • Versus Elmira (game 1) she was 4 for 4 with 2 RBI.
  • Versus Elmira (combined DH) she was 6 for 9 with 3 RBI.
  • Versus D'Youville (game 2) she was 3 for 4 with 2 runs scored.
  • Versus D'Youville (combined DH) she was 5 for 6.
  • Versus Canton (game 1 on 4/22) she was 2 for 3 with a run scored.

Barber is the first softball player at Alfred State to earn ECAC postseason honors.

2017 ECAC All-North 

Player of the Year
Stephanie Caudle – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Sr.
 
Pitcher of the Year
Lindsey Thayer – St. John Fisher College, Jr.
 
Rookie of the Year
Haleigh Agans – Plattsburgh State, Fr.
 
Coach of the Year
Amber Maisonet – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
 
All-ECAC First Team 
Haleigh Agans – Plattsburgh State, Fr.
Katie Mazierski – St. John Fisher College, Jr.
Liz Thompson – Alfred University, Sr.
Jennifer Groat – Plattsburgh State, So.
Ali Schwenzfeier – Clarkson University, Sr.
Raeanna Dunn – Clarkson University, Jr.
Niki Barbato – SUNY Cortland, Sr.
Ashley Prince – St. John Fisher College, So.
Kaitlyn Epler – Marywood University, Fr.
Stephanie Caudle – Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Sr.
Haley Congdon – Ithaca College, So.
Lindsey Thayer – St. John Fisher College, Jr.
Jamie Bridge – Clarkson University, Sr.
 
All-ECAC Honorable Mention 
Rosie Phillips – SUNY Cortland, Sr.
Melissa Barber – Alfred State, So.
Karlie Neal – St. John Fisher College, Sr.
Summer Lancette – Clarkson University, Jr.
Jessie Fleck – Ithaca College, Sr.
Jamie Lachall – SUNY Cortland, Sr.
Jordan Podkladek – SUNY Canton, Sr.
Allie Block – Buffalo State College, So.
Gracen Staunton – Wilkes University, Fr.

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