Brewster Named Preseason All-Patriot League
WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross softball senior outfielder Jackie Brewster has been named to the Preseason All-Patriot League Team, as announced by the league Thursday.
Brewster was named to All-Patriot League First Team after her junior campaign where she recorded a .362 batting average with 26 runs, 14 doubles, 17 RBIs, and a .452 on-base percentage. Her on-base percentage and doubles marks ranked first in the league, while her batting average was third.
This is Brewster’s first preseason honor from the league. Over the course of her career she has recorded 70 runs, 25 doubles, and 29 RBIs.
The Crusaders received 30 points in the Patriot League Preseason Poll and were picked to finish fifth. Their season gets under way at the Madeira Beach Invitational on Feb. 15 against Quinnipiac.
Softball Preseason All-Patriot League Team*
Emily Ballesteros, Army West Point, Jr., 3B
Taylor Drayton, Army West Point, So., D/DP
Carrie Reilly, Army West Point, Sr., 1B
Ali DuBois, Boston U, So., P
Alex Heinen, Boston U., Sr., C
Madi Killebrew, Boston U, Sr., 3B
Raeanne Geffert, Bucknell, Jr., P
Lauren Hadley, Bucknell, Sr., IF
Virginia Irby, Colgate, Jr., C/UTL
Jackie Brewster, Holy Cross, Sr., OF
Parker Boyd, Lehigh, Jr., P
Mary-Hannah Smith, Lehigh, Jr., 2B
*Players are listed alphabetically by institution
Patriot League Preseason Player of the Year: Alex Heinen, Boston U, Sr., C
Patriot League Preseason Pitcher of the Year: Ali DuBois, Boston U, So., P
Patriot League Softball Preseason Poll
Boston U – 72 (12 first-place votes)
Lehigh – 56 (2 first-place votes)
Bucknell – 56
Army West Point – 44
Holy Cross – 30
Colgate – 23
Lafayette – 11