UHV Softball Players Honored

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Don Brubaker

dbrubaker@newscenter25.com

Updated: 5/24/2013 6:15 pm

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Three
members of the University of Houston-Victoria softball team were named to the
National Fastpitch Coaches Association NAIA Southwest All-Region first team on
Friday.



 



Senior
Dawn Villegas was named as a pitcher, while senior Brittany Arredondo and
junior Marley Moehrig were named to the team as at-large position players.



 



The
trio played a key role in the Jaguars’ 32-22 season that included a second
straight trip the NAIA National Championships Opening Round Tournament.



 



Villegas
was the ace of the UHV staff as she compiled a 14-8 record with a 3.05 earned
run average. In 30 starts she tossed 13 complete games and two shutouts as
opponents hit at a .250 average against her. In 147 innings she allowed 79 runs
on 144 hits and 78 walks, while striking out 145.



 



At
the plate the San Marcos native compiled a .296 batting average with nine RBI,
seven runs, five doubles and a home run.



 



Arredondo,
a shortstop from Canyon Lake, led the Jaguars with a .436 batting average, 82
hits, 74 runs and 11 stolen bases. She also had 21 RBI, six doubles, a triple
and a home run while compiling a .495 slugging average and a .485 on-base
percentage. She also had a season-high 28 game hitting streak.



 



Moehrig,
a third baseman from Victoria, dominated at the plate throughout the season as
she compiled a .429 batting average and led the team with a .847 slugging
average, 15 home runs, seven triples and 78 RBI. She finished with 73 hits, 51
runs, 12 doubles, a .485 on-base percentage and four stolen bases.



 



Moehrig
was named the Association of Independent Institutions Conference Softball
Player of the Year, while Villegas and Arredondo were both first team
all-conference selections.



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