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2004 MIAC Fastpitch Softball All-Conference Awards
MIAC All-Conference Recap - 2005 MIAC All-Conference Team
Concordia MIAC Postseason Award Winners
Mandy Pearson
Was named to the MIAC All-Conference Team. Set a school record for assists in a single season. 
Jolene Rebertus
Earned first postseason honor. The school's all-time leader in games started and games played (133).
Lindy Sparby
Earned all-conference honorable mention honors. Led the team in ERA and innings pitched and opposing team batting avg.
Concordia All-Conference Award Recap

Pearson, Rebertus and Sparby Earn MIAC Postseason Honors!
ST. PAUL--- Three Concordia fastpitch players earned MIAC postseason honors as announced by the league office on Monday. Mandy Pearson (Sr., Watkins, Minn./Eden-Valley-Watkins HS), Jolene Rebertus (Sr., Chanhassen, Minn./Chaska HS) and Lindy Sparby Jr., Cold Spring, Minn./Cold Spring-Rocori HS) were all awarded with conference honors. Pearson was the lone Cobber representative on the MIAC All-Conference team while Rebertus and Sparby earned all-conference honorable mention honors.

It is the second consecutive year that Pearson has MIAC postseason honors. It is the first postseason award for both Rebertus and Sparby.

Pearson completes her athletic Hall-of-Fame career by being named to her first MIAC All-Conference Team in fastpitch softball after being placed on the all-conference honorable mention team last year. The award follows her two-time conference MVP and All-American accolades in basketball. 

Pearson was third on the team in hitting in 2005 with a .294 average. She was tied for the team lead in on-base percentage (.351) and third on the team in slugging percentage (.402). Pearson's biggest contribution to the team came in the field where she started every game at shortstop for the Cobbers. Her range and ability to make plays going to her right or left made her the top defensive shortstop in the league. She led the MIAC in assists in overall games with 106. That total set a Concordia school record for assists in a single season. 

Rebertus' award caps an incredible career where she started every game at third base during her four-year career at Concordia. She set school records in most games started and most games played (133). She also set the school record in assists in a career with 326. In 2005, Rebertus hit .252, was tied for second on the team in RBIs (14) and fourth on the team in hits (26).

Concordia's top pitcher in 2005, Sparby was among the league leaders in conference games in ERA (2.12), opposing batting average (.233), innings pitched (72.0) and games started (11). She led the Cobbers in overall ERA (2.75) and innings pitched (102.1) and was tied for the team lead in victories (5). Sparby also doubled as the team's firstbaseman in games when she was not pitching. She hit .233 and was tied for the team lead in doubles (6) and home runs (2). 
 

2004 MIAC All-Conference Team 

Player of the Year: Michelle Wong, St. Thomas
Pitcher of the Year: Janet Nagle, St. Thomas
Rookie of the Year: Julie Mahre, Gustavus
Coach of the Year: John Tschida, St. Thomas

2004 MIAC FASTPITCH SOFTBALL ALL-CONFERENCE
Name            School         YearPos. Hometown
Michelle Boys     Saint Benedict Sr.  IF     Eden Prarie, Minn. 
Maria Bye         St. Thomas     Fr.  P/Util Maple Plain, Minn.
Joyce DeWitz      Gustavus       So.  P      Good Thunder, Minn.
Amy Edge          Saint Mary's   Sr.  C/OF   Montfort, Wis.
Carrie Embree     St. Thomas     So.  P/Util Waukee, Iowa
Rachel Franklin   Bethel         Sr.  P/OF/C Glencoe, Minn. 
Amanda Gage       Hamline        Sr.  2B     Forest Lake, Minn.
Christina Gardner Saint Benedict So.  P      Arvada, Colo. 
Vickie Gunderson  Carleton       Sr.  C/1B   Elk Grove Village, Ill.
Jenni Gutterman   Saint Mary's   Jr.  IF     Shoreview, Minn.
Emily Hennig      St. Olaf       Fy.  IF/C   St. Paul, Minn. 
Audrey Lenoch     Gustavus       Jr.  1B     Pine Island, Minn.
Julie Mahre       Gustavus       Fy.  2B     White Bear Lake, Minn. 
Sara Mickelson    Hamline        Fy.  3B/OF  West St. Paul, Minn.
Janet Nagle       St. Thomas     Jr.  P/Util Minnetonka, Minn.
Mandy Pearson     Concordia      Sr.  SS     Watkins, Minn.
Rita Pomroy       St. Catherine  Sr.  C      Brooklyn Center, Minn. 
Jolene Ross       Augsburg       Fy.  SS     Arden Hills, Minn.
Jenny Schipp      Saint Mary's   Jr.  P      Oakdale, Minn.
Kat Sprole        Macalester     Sr.  CF     Des Moines, Iowa
Michelle Wong     St. Thomas     Sr.  IF     Golden Valley, Minn.
Rachael Young     Hamline        Jr.  OF     Buffalo, Minn.

Honorable Mention
Lesile Barry, Carleton
Kristin Beranek, Saint Benedict
Nikki Conway, St. Thomas
Caitlyn Cornell, Carleton
Mandy Evans, St. Thomas
Emily Gross, Hamline
Kristi Huegel, St. Thomas
Angie Johnson, St. Catherine
Nikki Jung, Saint Mary's
Kristin Kunz, Gustavus
Amy Lang, Saint Mary's
Jessica Lewandowski, St. Catherine
Jolene Rebertus, Concordia
Lindy Sparby, Concordia
Kristina Trapp, St. Thomas
Angela Vedders, Bethel 
Lindsay Weier, St. Olaf
Katie Wiberg, St. Thomas
 
 
 

 

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