Wright State junior outfielder Honnah Susor and sophomore catcher Macy Cook were named First Team All-Horizon League as the softball postseason awards were announced on Tuesday by the league office.
Susor (Oregon, OH/Clay) finished the regular season third in the league in hitting with a .379 average. She also ranked first in triples (6), second in runs scored (39), stolen bases (22) and on-base percentage (.472), third in hits (58) and total bases (83), tied for third in walks (26) and was seventh in slugging percentage (.542).
In league play, Susor was the leader in batting average (.449), hits (35),runs scored (24) and triples (5). She was second in total bases (52), on-base percentage (.511) and stolen bases (14), tied for third in doubles (7) and tied for fifth in slugging percentage (.667).
Susor, who was also named to the First Team in 2016 and to the All-Tournament Team in 2015, has recorded 17 multi-hit games so far this season, including three hits against Cleveland State, Oakland and Youngstown State, and had a 13-game hitting streak during late March and early April. She also reached base in 26 straight games earlier in the year and is currently on a 13-game streak.
Cook (Uniontown, OH/Lake) was ninth in the league with a .347 batting average and also ranked seventh in on-base percentage (.428). In league play, she was seventh in batting average (.369) and ninth in on-base percentage (.434).
Cook has recorded nine multi-hit games so far in 2017, including three hits against UC Santa Barbara, Houston and Cleveland State, and had a season-high four RBI versus UC Santa Barbara at the Houston Hilton Plaza Invitational on February 11. She also had five hits, including two home runs, and drove in six as the Raiders swept a three-game home series against Northern Kentucky last week.
Wright State (20-29, 14-10 Horizon) opens Horizon League Tournament play on Wednesday, May 10, at 1:00 Eastern as the #4 seed Raiders take on #5 seed Detroit Mercy at Flames Field in Chicago. The tournament continues through Saturday with the winner receiving an automatic bid to the NCAA Regionals the following week.
The following are the 2017 softball All-Horizon League teams:
FIRST TEAM ALL-HORIZON LEAGUE
|Courtney Gilbert||Detroit Mercy||So.||SS|
|Macy Cook||Wright State||So.||C|
|Hannah Lucas||Youngstown State||Jr.||OF|
SECOND TEAM ALL-HORIZON LEAGUE
|Cali Mikovich||Youngstown State||Jr.||OF|
|Abby Brinkmeier||Green Bay||Sr.||OF|
|Allie Taylor||Green Bay||Sr.||1B|
|Brittney Moffatt||Youngstown State||Sr.||2B|
|Jordan Manno||Detroit Mercy||So.||C|
|Maddi Lusk||Youngstown State||Fr.||P|
HORIZON LEAGUE ALL-FRESHMAN TEAM
|Maddi Lusk||Youngstown State||P/DP|
|Liz Murphy||Detroit Mercy||P|
|Elizabeth Yager||Detroit Mercy||OF|
|Melissa Jacobsen||Cleveland State||OF|
|Kailey Rossiter||Northern Kentucky||OF|
Player of the Year: Sam Stewart, Sr., C, Valparaiso
Pitcher of the Year: Elaine Heflin, Sr., UIC
Co-Freshman of the Year: Maddi Lusk, P/DP, Youngstown State and Jamie Squires, SS, Oakland
Coach of the Year: Lynn Curylo, UIC