WYE MILLS – Seven Chesapeake College women’s softball players earned all-star honors after helping the Skipjacks to a school-record 33 wins and a runner-up finish in the NJCAA Region XX Division II tournament.
Hannah Stringer was both first-team all-state and all-region, while Kellieann Tyner was first-team all-state and second-team all-region. Stephanie Weyermiller, a second-team all-state choice, joined Stringer on the first-team all-region squad.
North Dorchester grad Kaley Schreiber was a second-team all-region pick.
Stringer was second on the team in batting (.438 average), third in on-base percentage (.484) and first in runs scored (47) and stolen bases (30, tying a team record). Tyner was 16-3 with a 2.65 earned-run average; Weyermiller was undefeated on the mound (5-0, 3.12) while scoring 40 runs, driving in 44 and hitting a team-high six home runs.
Tyner, Samantha Greenwell (.429 average, team-high 47 RBI), and Taryn Zietlow (.388 average, 31 RBI) were named to the Region XX all-tournament team.
Greenwell and Cheyenne Riley (9-2, 3.57 ERA, team-high .444 batting average and .545 on-base percentage) were second-team all-state and all-region selections,
Schrieber batted .401 with 30 runs batted in and scored 43 runs.
“The fact that we had seven players named to the various teams really underscores the depth of our team,” said head coach Durrie Hayes. “year, which clearly provides a strong base for the 2014 team.”
Stringer was also an all-region choice by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).
“The accolades ... show that our program is bringing in quality, talented student athletes from all over the country,” said Mr. Hayes. “Bayside Conference talent like Kellieann (Queen Anne’s) and Kaley (North Dorchester), plus Hannah from Bohemia Manor, gives us a local base, and having players from Florida, Arizona, Indiana and Pennsylvania shows that we can draw talent from throughout the nation.”