5.3.14 SOFTBALL: Cavs' Quartet Make All-GLIAC Team
(BAY CITY, Mich.) – The GLIAC has released the 2014 All-Conference Teams and postseason awards and Walsh has four players represented. Marissa Bondoni (So., Alliance, OH/HS) and Casi Rohr (Jr., Massillon, OH/Perry/Toledo) were selected to the First Team while Chelsy Testa (Sr., Uniontown, OH/Lake) and Sam Troxell (Jr., Cuyahoga Falls, OH/HS/YSU) were named as Honorable Mentions.
Bondoni was selected at first base for the First Team after she started in 45 of 46 games for the Cavaliers this season. She was second on team in batting average with a .326 clip as she was 43-for-132 at the plate. Bondoni led the Cavs with four home runs and was second on the team with 10 doubles. Her slugging percentage was a team-best .492. She was third on the team in fielding percentage at .976.
Rohr was selected as one of three pitchers selected to the First Team. She finished the season 17-12 with a 1.74 ERA. Rohr ranked fourth in the conference in both categories. She was second in the league in strikeouts with 197 and first in the conference with strikeouts against GLIAC competition with 97. Rohr was first in the conference in complete games with 22 and second in the conference in shutouts with six.
Testa was selected as an Honorable Mention in the outfield after she started in all 48 games. She was the top Cavs’ hitter with a .344 average after she went 56-for-163 from the plate. She hit a GLIAC second-best 15 doubles and added two triples and an inside-the-park home run. Her 78 total bases ranked No. 9 in the conference. Testa’s plate appearances and at-bats were tops in the GLIAC, and her hit mark was fifth-best in the GLIAC. Her 27 runs scored were the best on the team. Testa’s 20 RBI were second-best on the team.
Troxell was selected as an Honorable Mention infielders after she too started all 48 games. She led the team with 23 RBI and hit three home runs, second-most on the team. Troxell went 38-for-130 from the plate for a .292 batting average. Her 25 runs scored were also second-best on the team. She was third in the league with hit-by-pitches with 10 and sacrifice hits with 12.
The Cavaliers ended the season with a 29-19 overall record and earned their first GLIAC playoff appearance as a No. 6 seed.