The University of Rochester softball team ended its season on a high note, with six athletes getting recognized as All-Liberty League selections, as announced by the conference on Wednesday.
Two players, senior pitcher Eleni Wechsler and sophomore catcher Harleigh Kaczegowicz were named 1st team selections. Four others, infielders Lydia Petricca and Rachael Pletz, along with outfielders Shelby Corning and Jocelynn Blackshear were tabbed as 2nd team honorees.
In 2017, Rochester ended with a 21-15 record overall and a 6-6 mark in conference play. The Yellowjackets finished strong in league play, winning six of their final seven Liberty League games to nearly rally for a conference playoff spot, finishing in a tie for fourth place.
Shelby Corning (sr., OF, Arvada, CO/Pomona); 2nd league accolade (2015 1st Team); A strong start to the year led to Corning ending 3rd on Rochester in batting average at .316 this year (31-98). Added four doubles, one triple and 15 runs scored while also providing eight RBI. Had a .378 slugging percentage and .362 on-base percentage after five walks and two hit by pitches. Was 2-2 on stolen base attempts and provided five assists and 20 putouts from the outfield. Had seven multi-hit games, including going a career best 4-4 against Franklin College on March 12th. Ends her career with a .301 average in 163 games and is 2nd all-time at Rochester with seven career triples.