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College Athletics King’s softball has two gain ECAC honors

King’s College softball standouts Meaghan Galvin and Lindsey Hoerner have been named to the ECAC South All-Star team as second-team selections.

The duo led King’s to the 2009 Freedom Conference championship and an NCAA Division III national tournament berth.

A junior shortstop, Galvin had a team-high .443 batting average (51-for-115) with eight doubles, four triples, two home runs, 24 RB, and scored 33 runs while posting a .635 slugging percentage. She hit safely in 31 of King’s 38 games and ended the season with a 10-game hitting streak.

Galvin had previously been named a first-team All-Freedom Conference selection as well as a second-team National Fastpitch Coaches Association second-team East Regional All-American.

Hoerner concluded a fine junior year as King’s top pitcher, earning a 16-8 record with a 2.16 ERA and 109 strikeouts in 145 2/3 innings. At the plate, she batted .282 (20-71) with five doubles, three home runs and 17 RBI.

Hoerner was previously named the 2009 Freedom Conference Pitcher of the Year and was also a second-team NFCA East Regional All-American. She was named the most valuable player of the 2009 Freedom Conference Tournament.

Misericordia has three selected by ECAC

Misericordia University baseball standouts Nate Newman and Mike Murphy and softball standout Hollie Sarnak have been named to the ECAC South All-Star team.

Newman and Murphy were second-team selections. Sarnak earned first-team honors.

A sophomore shortstop, Newman hit .414 with 67 hits and 45 runs scored. He matched a team single-season record with nine home runs and set school records with 47 RBI and 110 total bases. He also earned the Coach’s Award.

Murphy, a senior third baseman, started all 40 games for the Cougars this season. He batted .436 and set a team single-season records for runs (60), hits (71), walks (32), stolen bases (30) and triples (7). He finished with a walk-to-strikeout ratio of 4-to-1 and ended his career with a 67-game on-base streak.

Sarnak, a sophomore third baseman, led the team in batting (.400), hits (54), RBI (41), doubles (14) and total bases (86). She was second on the team with six homers.

Local Golf Hole-in-one results

• Traci Ertley, a former Dallas resident now living in New York City, recorded her first hole-in-one on the 105-yard fifth hole at Huntsville Golf Club on May 16. Witnessing the shot were Sis Ertley, Kristin Armstrong and Al Flora.

• Mary Zabresky shot her first hole-in-one on the 110-yard 12th hole at Wyoming Valley Country Club on Wednesday. Witnessing the shot were Karen Hazleton, Carol Drewniak and Sarah Serach.

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