Trio of Pioneers Earn ACAA Honors

Zoe Derr, Morgan Franklin, and Ashley Peterson have been named All-ACAA

Alfred State softball players Zoe Derr (Elmira Heights/Thomas Edison), Morgan Franklin (Wellsville), and Ashley Peterson (Maybrook/Valley Central) have been honored with All-ACAA honors. Derr and Franklin were named to the first team while Peterson was a second team selection.

Derr, a senior outfielder, was second on the team with a .271 batting average (13 for 48). She collected three doubles, a triple, and drove in three. She played and started in 19 games for this spring.

Franklin, a freshmen outfielder, led the team with a .299 batting average (20 for 67). She led the team with eight runs scored this season. She also collected two doubles, two triples, and drove in five. Franklin started in all 25 games this season.

Peterson, a freshmen first basemen, started in all 25 games this season and finished with 13 hits, two doubles, and 5 RBI. Defensively, she only committed one errror in 142 chances (.993 fielding percentage).

2018 American Collegiate Athletic Association

FIRST TEAM
1B - Melanee Terry, UMPI
2B - Bailey Mayforth, Valley Forge
SS - Denia Bent, Finlandia
3B - Jordi Legassie, UMPI
C - Shania Walker, Valley Forge
OF - Zoe Derr, Alfred State
OF - Harlie Caster, Finlandia
OF - Morgan Franklin, Alfred State
DP - Valerie Clark, SUNY Canton
P - Sara Packard, UMPI
P - Denia Bent, Finlandia

SECOND TEAM
1B - Ashley Peterson, Alfred State
2B - Haylee Lefabvre, SUNY Delhi
SS - Jaedyn Ossont, SUNY Canton
3B - Kassandra Avila, Finlandia
C - Brittany Staltare, SUNY Canton
OF - Sierra Keesler, SUNY Delhi
OF - Desiree Pryce, SUNY Canton
OF - Cassandra Lopez, Finlandia
DP - Makenna Gorham, Finlandia
P - Nicole Woodward, SUNY Canton
P - Lindsey LeSueur, Valley Forge

DEFENSIVE PLAYERS OF THE YEAR - Jordi Legassie, UMPI & Courtney Hyland, SUNY Canton
OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR - Melanee Terry, UMPI
ROOKIE OF THE YEAR - Melanee Terry, UMPI
PITCHER OF THE YEAR - Sara Packard, UMPI
COACHES OF THE YEAR - Sara Shaw, UMPI & Katherine Hanagan, Finlandia

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