Crossroads News
Mon, May 6, 2013 - [Softball]

Hartford City, IN – The 2012-13 Crossroads League Softball All-Crossroads League Team selections have been released following the completion of league tournament play. This year's awards recognize softball student-athletes as All-Crossroads League and All-Crossroads League Honorable Mention for their performance during the 2012-13 season. Player of the Year, Pitcher of the Year, Newcomer of the Year, and Coach of the Year awards have also been released. 

Emily Gwaltney of Marian University is the 2012-13 Crossroads League Player of the Year. The Senior Pitcher from Bargersville, IN helped the Knights Claim the 2012-13 Crossroads League Regular Season and Tournament Championships for this season. Gwaltney was a force in league play this year and also garnered national recognition, being tabbed as the NAIA National Player of the week on April 23, 2013.  

Joining Gwaltney in post season awards is Natalie Newell, from Bethel College, this seasons Crossroads League Pitcher of the Year. Newell was a force on the mount for the Pilots this season, and was recognized as Crossroads League Pitcher of the week three times. Brooke Shell of Grace College picked up this season's Newcomer of the Year Award, the Sophomore outfielder from Hartford City, IN was vital to the Lancers success in a 9-9 2012-13 season.

A full listing of this year's award recipients can be found under the awards link on the softball home page, and at the link below.


2012-13 Softball All-Crossroads League Team


Please join the Crossroads League staff, coaches, and administrators in recognizing these softball student-athletes on an excellent 2012-13 season.


Crossroads League Player of the Year – Emily Gwaltney – Marian University

Crossroads League Pitcher of the Year – Natalie Newell – Bethel College

Crossroads League Newcomer of the Year – Brooke Shell – Grace College

Crossroads League Coach of the Year – Scott Fleming – Marian University


2012-13 All-Crossroads League Team

Katie Bowers – Huntington

Taylor Sherritt – Saint Francis

Bryttany Van Vliet – Indiana Wesleyan

Allie Foley – Marian

Amy Tamer – Marian

Emily Tweedy – Taylor

Erica Smith – Saint Francis

Marissa French – Indiana Wesleyan

Melanie Meyer – Goshen

Eleni Prewitt – Marian

Brookelyn Smith – Bethel

Helen Rogers – Marian

Melissa Harber – Saint Francis

Jessica Hull – Indiana Wesleyan

Emily O'Leary – Huntington


All-Crossroads League Honorable Mention

Taylor Murray - Taylor

Katie Knous – Huntington

Lacey Little – Grace

Sarah Heath – Taylor

Kara Morrison – Mount Vernon

Danielle Wellman – Grace

Annie Weaver – Huntington

Katrina Klingberg – Bethel

Tori Fite – Spring Arbor

Marcie McDougle – Huntington

Katie Smith – Indiana Wesleyan

Tanna Hinthorne – Indiana Wesleyan

April Patnaude – Spring Arbor

Olivia Winget – Grace

Jessica Ewen – Bethel

Kelsey Morris – Goshen

Kerrilynn Doutlick – Goshen

Stephanie Whitman – Saint Francis

Samantha Hemming – Indiana Wesleyan

Alyssa Kumpfmiller – Saint Francis

Erika Lehr – Spring Arbor