Two Saints Named All East Region
Claar, Carlson Named to NFCA All Region Team
Coming off the most successful season in the programs history, the Mercyhurst North East softball team was rewarded by having two players named to the National Fastpitch Coaches Association All East Region Team.
Freshman Ronette Claar and Alayna Carlson were both awarded all region for their play this past season.
Claar (Queens, PA) was named All East Region pitcher led the Saints with a school record 22 wins as she went 22-5 on the season. She shattered the single season strikeout record with 275. The previous record was 132. She had a 1.43 ERA this season for the Saints. At the plate, she led Mercyhurst with a .456 batting average and also had eight home runs, 22 doubles, and 63 RBIs.
Carlson (Dunkirk, N.Y.) was named all East Region as a catcher. She hit .398 for the Saints while leading the team with nine home runs. She also broke the school record with six triples to go along with 16 doubles and 63 RBIs.
The East region is comprised of 14 different states, going as far as Illinois as players were picked from that area. Both players will now be considered for NFCA All American status, which will be announced in June.