Softball's Featheringill and McBee Named All-Conference

May 7, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – After a record breaking season for the University of Dubuque softball team, outfielder Kaylin Featheringill was named First Team All-American Rivers Conference and pitcher Abby McBee was named Second Team All-American Rivers Conference on Wednesday afternoon.

Featheringill (Fort Madison, Iowa/Fort Madison) led the Spartans in several categories including batting average (.421), triples (3), runs scored (33) and stolen bases (17). Her .421 average was good enough for the fourth best mark in the American Rivers Conference. Featheringil set four single season school records in her junior campaign, beginning with the most hits with 64, besting the old mark of 55. She also broke the records for most runs with 33, most at bats with 150 and total bases with 88.

McBee (Norwalk, Iowa/Norwalk) had a stellar freshman campaign to earn second team honors. McBee went a perfect 8-0 in the circle, after appearing in 15 games, starting in 11 of those.  McBee accumulated 60 strike outs over her 74.2 innings pitched, allowing just 15 earned runs for an earned run average of 1.41, narrowly missing the single season school record of 1.40. Her ERA of is also the best ERA in the A-R-C by .19.

2019 American Rivers All-Conference Softball Team
Position Player of the Year - Haley Jones, Coe
Co-Pitcher of the Year - Mariah Fritz, Central
Co-Pitcher of the Year - Alyssa Olson, Coe
Co-Pitcher of the Year - Maddie Rog, Wartburg
Coaching Staff of the Year - Central College

First Team                      School          Yr.          Position           Hometown / High School
Mariah Fritz                     Central           So.         Pitcher              Tama, Iowa / South Tama
Alyssa Olson                    Coe               Sr.          Pitcher              Cedar Rapids, Iowa / Cedar Rapids Jefferson
Maddie Rog                     Wartburg        So.         Pitcher              Norridge, Ill. / Maine Township South
*Samantha Bratland         Luther           Sr.          Pitcher              Spring Grove, Minn. / Spring Grove
Addy Pender                    Luther            Sr.         Catcher             Johnston, Iowa / Johnston
Allie O'Brien                     Coe               Sr.         First Base          Grimes, Iowa / Dallas Center Grimes
Paige Timmerman             Luther           Jr.          Second Base     Cedar Rapids, Iowa / Cedar Rapids Kennedy
Haley Jones                      Coe               Sr.         Shortstop          Waterloo, Iowa / Waterloo West
*Sydney Illg                     Wartburg       Fr.         Shortstop          Grimes, Iowa / Johnston
*Daria Parchert                 Central         So.         Shortstop          Illinois City, Ill. / Rockridge
Ashley Lentine                  Loras            Sr.          Third Base         Chicago, Ill. / Montini Catholic
Kaylin Featheringill            Dubuque       Jr.          Outfield             Fort Madiosn, Iowa / Fort Madison
Sara Tallman                    Central          Jr.          Outfield             Pella, Iowa / Pella
Shaye Witte                     Central          Jr.           Outfield            West Des Moines, Iowa / Waukee
Kailey Meyer                    NWU             So.          Utility               Omaha, Neb. / Omaha Central
Megan Crockett                Simpson       So.           DP                    Bryant, Iowa / Northeast Goose Lake

Second Team                 School          Yr.           Position           Hometown / High School
Emily Bell                       Simpson         So.          Pitcher              Aurora, Colo. / Cherokee Trail
Abby McBee                    Dubuque        Fr.           Pitcher              Norwalk, Iowa / Norwalk
Ashley Allen                    Simpson         Sr.          Catcher            Laurel, Iowa / East Marshall
Abby Gehringer               Luther            Jr.           First Base         Indianola, Iowa / Indianola
Kaitlyn Andresen             Central           Jr.           Second Base     Davenport, Iowa / Assumption
Hannah Halverson           Luther            So.          Shortstop         Janesville, Wis. / Craig
Leah Campos                  Wartburg        So.          Third Base        Diamond, Ill. / Coal City
Sarah Trent                    Simpson         So.          Third Base        Fairfield, Iowa / Fairfield
Morgan Shipley               NWU              Jr.            Outfield            Lincoln, Neb. / Lincoln Pius X
Sadie Baugher                Central           Sr.           Outfield            Eddyville, Iowa / Eddyville-Blakesburg-Fremont
Kelsey Hora                    Coe                So.          Outfield            Ainsworth, Iowa / Highland
Madison Stoakes             Wartburg        So.          Outfield            Clive, Iowa/West Des Moines Valley
Kailee O'Brien                 Wartburg        Sr.           Outfield           Altoona, Iowa / Southeast Polk
Madison Doubek              Loras             So.           Utility              Lockport, Ill. / Lockport Township
Brook Lindermann           Buena Vista    So.           DP                   Gretna, Neb. / Marian

Honorable Mention       School          Yr.         Position          Hometown / High School
Annie See                       Luther           Jr.          Outfield           Mount Vernon, Iowa / Mount Vernon
Kate Lesmeister              Buena Vista   So.         Utility               Omaha, Neb. / Millard West