Jaskolski leads list of All-MWC softball players

Posted on: May 7th, 2014 by Joseph Vanden Acker

APPLETON, Wis. — Amanda Jaskolski led Lawrence University’s three selections to the All-Midwest Conference softball team by earning Player of the Year honors.

Jaskolski (Shawano, Wis./Shawano), a junior shortstop, was named the North Division Player of the Year. Both Anna Wawiorka (Oconto Falls, Wis./Oconto Falls) and Alex Chiodo (Chicago, Ill./Resurrection) also were named to the all-conference team.

Jaskolski hit .425 in the conference with four doubles, two homers and 12 runs batted in. On the season, Jaskolski batted .409 on the season with eight doubles, one triple, six homers and 30 RBIs.

Jaskolski becomes the first Lawrence player to be named the divisional Player of the Year since Carli Gurholt earned the honor back in 2009.

A sophomore third baseman, Wawiorka earned all-conference honors for the second consecutive season. Wawiorka batted .390 with five doubles, two triples, a homer, a team-high 13 runs scored and six RBIs in 14 league games. On the season, she finished with a .330 batting average with five doubles, three triples, two homers and 12 RBIs. She scored a team-high 27 runs in 31 games.

Chiodo, a senior first baseman/catcher, was chosen for the all-conference team for the first time. She hit .410 in conference play with four doubles and 10 RBIs to go along with a team-high .489 on-base percentage. Chiodo hit .333 on the season with seven doubles, one homer and 19 RBIs.

Lawrence finished the season with an 18-13 record and qualified for the Midwest Conference Tournament for the second consecutive season.

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