Alma, Mich. - Four players of the Alma College softball team have been named All-Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association Players, as announced by the league on Wednesday (May 2). Mary Brooks (Portland, Mich. / Portland) earned First-Team honors, while Cassidy Tucker (Coleman, Mich. / Coleman), Chelsea Schweiger (St. Clair, Mich. / St. Clair) and Riley Terwilliger (Mount Pleasant, Mich. / Sacred Heart Academy) were all named to the Second-Team.
This is the second straight year Brooks has been named First-Team All-Conference. She has split time as a right fielder, designated player, and pitcher this year. At the plate, the senior is fourth in the MIAA in home runs (nine) and RBI (48), fifth in slugging percentage (.739), sixth in doubles (10) and eighth in batting average (.429). In the Alma College record books, Brooks is second in RBI and is tied for second in home runs in a single season. She currently has the sixth most career hits, second most RBI, and third most home runs and doubles in program history. On the mound, she is 10-4 with one save this year and has the eighth most wins in the league. Brooks has been named the MIAA Position Player of the Week twice this season, the only player to do so.
Tucker, a sophomore, was named to the Second-Team after cracking the starting lineup as the team's second baseman and leadoff hitter. As of Wednesday, she has the fourth best batting average (.452), the seventh most hits (57) and the ninth most runs (41) in a single season in program history. She is third in the conference in hits, fourth in runs scored, and fifth in triples (four), stolen bases (12), batting average and on-base percentage (.493). On March 5, she was named the MIAA Position Player of the Week after recording a hit in all of Alma's first 12 games.
Schweiger earned a spot on the Second-Team for the second straight year. The outfielder and number two hitter finished her junior year third in the conference in stolen bases (15). Schweiger had a batting average of .327 and an on-base percentage of .383. She accumulated 24 hits, 34 runs and 10 walks on the year thus far.
Terwilliger was also named to the Second-Team for the second consecutive year. The shortstop finished first in the league in triples (five) - also tied for the sixth most in single-season program history. She hit .359, had an on-base percentage of .409 and a slugging percentage of .521. She amassed 42 hits, 30 runs, nine doubles, 24 RBI and 61 total bases as a junior.
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