March 10, 2013
BLOOMINTON, Ind. - Shannon Cawley and Brianna Meyer of the Indiana softball team were named to the 2013 All-Tiger Classic Tournament Team after posting some impressive numbers on the weekend for the Hoosiers.
Meyer led all IU batters with a .500 (6-for-12) average on the weekend, connecting on a hit in all five games to extend her hit-streak to 10 contests. The lefty posted an astonishing .684 on-base percentage with two doubles, an RBI and five runs scored. She did not strike out in a single at bat and coaxed seven walks from opposing pitchers.
Cawley strung together three multiple-hit efforts this weekend, posting an impressive .471 (8-for-17) average at the Tiger Classic. She proved to be a difficult out on the weekend, posting an on-base percentage of .500 and struck out just twice. The sophomore drove in a team best six RBI with two doubles and a homerun (.765 slugging%) and scored five times for the Hoosiers. On the base paths, Cawley was a perfect two-for-two in stolen bases. Her weekend performance helped improve her overall batting average from a .232 to a .288 clip.
2013 Tiger Classic All-Tournament Team
MVP - Dana Elsasser, Nebraska-Omaha
Molly Negrete, Nebraska-Omaha
Campbell Ditto, Nebraska-Omaha
Allie Matthewson, Nebraska-Omaha
Brianna Lore, Saint Louis
Laura Bohning, Saint Louis
Shea Morris, Tennessee State
Kiarra Freeman, Tennessee State
Brianna Meyer, Indiana
Shannon Cawley, Indiana
Alicia Lorenz, Mississippi Valley State
Xiomara Perez, Mississippi Valley State
Tournament Champion - Nebraska-Omaha