May 8, 2012
BOCA RATON, FL - Florida Atlantic University junior softball player Taylor Fawbush was named Second Team All-Sun Belt, the league announced Tuesday. The announcement was made as part of the festivities for the Sun Belt Conference, which begins Wednesday at FAU Softball Stadium.
Fawbush made the team as a utility player, having seen time at first base, pitcher, designated player and both corner outfield positions during the 2012 campaign. The Winter Garden, FL native hit .310 with a .422 on-base percentage and led the team with 11 doubles during the regular season.
The All-Sun Belt honor is the second of her career for Fawbush. She was a Second Team All-Sun Belt pitcher in 2010 as a freshman. The Owls are seeded no. 8 and will play no. 1 seeded Louisiana-Lafayette at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Live audio and live stats of the game will be available at www.fausports.com.
Ashley Brignac (Louisiana-Lafayette, Senior, Pitcher)
Jordan Wallace (Louisiana-Lafayette, Freshman, Pitcher)
Karavin Dew (Western Kentucky, Junior, Catcher)
Matte Haack (Louisiana-Lafayette, Junior, First Base)
Kayla Toney (Middle Tennessee, Sophomore, Second Base)
Nerissa Myers (Louisiana-Lafayette, Junior, Shortstop)
Natalie Fernandez (Louisiana-Lafayette, Sophomore, Third Base)
Ashley McClain (FIU, Senior, Outfield)
Christi Orgeron (Louisiana-Lafayette, Senior, Outfield)
Katie Smith (Louisiana-Lafayette, Senior, Outfield)
Maddelyn Fraley (North Texas, Senior, Utility)
At-Large: Ashley Rainey (Troy, Freshman, Pitcher)
Mariah Dawson (FIU, Sophomore, Pitcher)
Hannah Campbell (South Alabama, Sophomore, Pitcher)
Hannah Renn (Troy, Junior, Catcher)
Hayden Gann (Troy, Senior, First Base)
Sarah Shields (Troy, Senior, Second Base)
Brittany Fowler (South Alabama, Junior, Shortstop)
Preslie Cruce (Western Kentucky, Freshman, Third Base)
Blair Johnson (South Alabama, Freshman, Outfield)
Michelle Hewett (Troy, Senior, Outfield)
Kelsie Mattox (Western Kentucky, Sophomore, Outfield)
Taylor Fawbush (Florida Atlantic, Junior, Utility)
At-Large: Sarah Draheim (Louisiana-Lafayette, Junior, Catcher)
Player of the Year: Christi Orgeron, Louisiana-Lafayette
Pitcher of the Year: Ashley Brignac, Louisiana-Lafayette
Freshman of the Year: Jordan Wallace, Louisiana-Lafayette
Coach of the Year: Stefni and Michael Lotief, Louisiana-Lafayette
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