COLUMBUS, Ga.- Texas A&M softball seniors Megan Gibson and Jamie Hinshaw were named to the 2008 NFCA Leadoff Classic All-Tournament team, tournament officials announced today.
Gibson made three starts for the Aggies in the circle. She posted a 0.00 ERA working 20 scoreless innings against No. 19 DePaul, Florida State and NC State, improving her record to a perfect 12-0 on the season. The All-American struck out 24 batters including a season-high 10 against NC State.
At the plate Hinshaw posted a .467 average. The Aggie third baseman went 7-for-15 scoring twice and driving in three runs helping the second-ranked Aggies post a 4-1 tournament record. Against FSU, Hinshaw was a perfect 3-for-3 with a run scored and three RBIs.
2008 NFCA Leadoff Classic All-Tournament Team
Team Champion – Michigan (5-0) ** Tennessee also finished tournament play 5-0. Michigan was declared the champion based on run differential.
Most Outstanding Pitcher – Jordan Taylor, Fr., Michigan
Most Outstanding Player – Holly Tankersley, Sr., YR, LA-Lafayette
Courtney Bures, Sr., SS, Mississippi State
Megan Gibson, Sr, P, Texas A&M
Becca Heteniak, So, P, DePaul
Jamie Hinshaw, Sr., 3B, Texas A&M
Jennifer Lapicki, Fr., UTIL, Tennessee
Haley Long, RF, Nebraska
Brittany Osmon, Sr., 1B, Florida State
Roya St. Clair, So., C, Michigan
Amber Smith, Jr., P, Illinois State
Katie Smith, Fr., LF, LA-Lafayette