Cajun Softball Lands 8 On All-Louisiana Team
Louisiana's Ragin' Cajun softball team led the state with 8 selections on the All-Louisiana team.
The Louisiana Sports Writers Association (LSWA) announced their selections Saturday.
Five Cajuns earned 1st team honors, with three Cajuns landing on the 2nd team.
All-American catcher Lexie Elkins was named the LSWA Hitter of the Year, while her teammate Alex Stewart was honored as the LSWA Pitcher of the Year.
Joining Elkins and Stewart on the 1st team is Shellie Landry, Aleah Craighton and Haley Hayden.
Kara Gremillion, DJ Sanders and Sara Corbello made All-Louisiana 2nd team.
2016 ALL-LOUISIANA COLLEGIATE SOFTBALL TEAM
Pitcher: Carley Hoover (LSU)
Pitcher: Alex Stewart (Louisiana)
Catcher: Lexie Elkins (Louisiana)
First Base: Sandra Simmons (LSU)
Second Base: Haley Hayden (Louisiana)
Third Base: Bianka Bell (LSU)
Shortstop: Amanda Gianelloni (Nicholls State)
Outfield: Aleah Craighton (Louisiana)
Outfield: Shellie Landry (Louisiana)
Outfield: Rochelle Roberts (ULM)
Designated Player: Sahvanna Jaquish (LSU)
Utility: Emily Vincent (McNeese State)
Hitter of the Year: Lexie Elkins, Louisiana
Pitcher of the Year: Carley Hoover, LSU; Alex Stewart, Louisiana
Freshman of the Year: Amanda Gianelloni, Nicholls State
Coach of the Year: Angel Santiago, Nicholls State
Pitcher: Jamie Allred (McNeese State)
Pitcher: Hannah Haydel (Nicholls State)
Catcher: Erika Piancastelli (McNeese State)
First Base: Kim Gonzalez (LSU-Alexandria)
Second Base: Hailey Drew (McNeese State)
Third Base: Heather Bunn (LSU-Alexandria)
Third Base: Kara Gremillion (Louisiana)
Shortstop: DJ Sanders (Louisiana)
Outfield: Katie Lacour (Southeastern Louisiana)
Outfield: Bailey Landry (LSU)
Outfield: Morgan Turkoly (Louisiana Tech)
Designated Player: Sara Corbello (Louisiana)
Utility: Allie Walljasper (LSU)