Softball Pair Earns All-America Honors

Softball Pair Earns All-America Honors
Kelly Martinez (L) and Sarah Broeseker were named All-Americans by the NFCA. Photos by Joel Auerbach.

SALEM, Va.—The awards keep on coming for Barry senior Sarah Broeseker as she picked up two All-America commendations for her play this year. She was named a Second-Team At-Large selection by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association and a Third-Team selection at third base by Daktronics. Keystone mate Kelly Martinez received a Third-Team selection by the NFCA at second base.

Broeseker, the Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year, led the league in batting at .415 and was second in on-base and slugging percentage. She led the Bucs with 21 extra-base hits (14 doubles, four triples and three homers), 37 RBI and 35 runs scored. She walked 22 times against just 15 strikeouts and committed only six errors while splitting time between third and the outfield. She finished her career ranked in the top 10 of 15 offensive categories.

Martinez had a breakout year for the Bucs. After hitting just .214 as a freshman last year, she batted .371 and was second on the team with 16 extra-base hits (12 doubles, four homers). She drove in 31 runs and scored 25. Good on the base paths, she wiped 13 bases in 16 attempts. Starting 52 of 54 games at second base, she committed just seven errors. She will return in 2014 as a two-year starter at the keystone position.  

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2013 NFCA Division II All-Americans

First Team
PMaddie HolubFort Hays State University
PKayla Cox%University of Tampa
PKelly UnkrichColorado School of Mines
CKim JerrickMidwestern State University
CCortney McNett*University of Alabama in Huntsville
1BChrissy Stalf#Humboldt State University
2BLacey McGladreySt. Martin's University
3BKelley SchaeferMidwestern State University
SSBrittany HefnerCarson Newman College
OFCasey Williamson^University of Indianapolis
OFEmily DorkoAdelphi University
OFPayton KornfeindUniversity of Colorado at Colorado Springs
DPKatelyn VinsonMidwestern State University
UT/PitcherJennifer DeMotte^University of Indianapolis
UT/Non-PitcherKatie Martin~Grand Valley State University
At-Large/SSChristina GelardiUniversity of New Haven
 Second Team
PMorgan FoleyUniversity of Indianapolis
PMollie RussellColumbus State University
PMegan ButterworthMolloy College
CLindsay Erickson*#Minnesota State University, Mankato
CAlyssa CalderonCaldwell College
1BLindsay ReicoffCalifornia University of Pennsylvania
2BShelby LiaCalifornia University of Pennsylvania
3BAdriana SanchezCal State University, Dominguez Hills
SSKate PrattMansfield University
OFKayla HenryGrand Canyon University
OFJen DixonMinot State University
OFCourtney Bingham*Midwestern State University
DPKacie EdwardsUniversity of Central Oklahoma
UT/PitcherKatie HinesTexas Woman's University
UT/Non-PitcherCourtney Albritton*Valdosta State University
At-Large/3BSarah BroesekerBarry University
 Third Team
PHannah PerrymanUniversity of Missouri-St. Louis
CKim McMillanUniversity of North Georgia
1BSiarra GomezArkansas Tech University
2BKelly MartinezBarry University
3BTawny PalmieriMerrimack College
SSAlyssa LemosWest Texas A&M University
OFLindsey JohnsonPalm Beach Atlantic University
At-Large/3BKacie PattersonArmstrong Atlantic State University
At-Large/DPAbby JamiesonUniversity of Massachusetts-Lowell
At-Large/PStephanie JimenezCal State University, Dominguez Hills
At-Large/SSTaylor ZordelEmporia State University
At-Large/UT/Non-PMorgan SpearmanAngelo State University
At-Large/OFMorgan Johnson%Valdosta State University

^ 2012 NFCA Division II First-Team All-America
* 2012 NFCA Division II Second-Team All-America
% 2012 NFCA Division II Third-Team All-America
~ 2011 NFCA Division II First-Team All-America
# 2011 NFCA Division II Second-Team All-America
! 2011 NFCA Division II Third-Team All-America