Wahler, Brewster Named to Academic All-Patriot League Team

Holy Cross Athletics   05-08-2019

WORCESTER, Mass. – Holy Cross softball seniors Taylor Wahler and Jackie Brewster have been named to the Academic All-Patriot League team, as announced by the league Wednesday.

It will be both of their second times on the academic all-league team as Wahler was named to it as a sophomore and Brewster was recognized as a member of the team last year as a junior, as well as being named the 2018 Scholar Athlete of the Year.

Wahler hit a career-high .323 this season to lead the team and also had 19 runs, 52 hits, seven doubles, six triples, 16 RBI, a .441 slugging percentage, a .333 on base percentage, and 10 stolen bases. The triples, hits, and stolen bases were also career-bests and her doubles and RBI tied career-high marks. Wahler finishes her time with the Crusaders as the program leader with 563 at bats, tied for the program lead with 14 triples, fourth all-time with 163 hits, fifth with 82 runs, and ninth with 24 stolen bases.

Brewster, who finished the year extremely well hitting .333 over the final three weeks, had a .265 average for the year to go along with 24 runs, 39 hits, eight doubles, a career-high five triples, 12 RBI, a .388 slugging percentage, a .343 on base percentage, and 13 walks. She wraps up her career at Holy Cross second all-time in walks with 59, third in runs with 94, fourth in doubles at 33, fourth with 537 at bats, fifth with nine triples, and sixth with 160 hits.

The complete academic team and winner of Scholar Athlete of the Year is as follows:

2019 Patriot League Softball Scholar-Athlete: Brooke Wensel, Lafayette, Sr.
Academic All-League
Alex Heinen, Boston University, Sr.
Jess Hom, Bucknell, So.
Raeanne Geffert, Bucknell, Jr.
Halie Mariano, Bucknell, Jr.
Anna Gimmestad, Bucknell, Sr.
Virginia Irby, Colgate, Jr.
Jordan Miller, Colgate, Jr.
Jackie Brewster, Holy Cross, Sr. 
Taylor Wahler, Holy Cross, Sr.

Maddie Wensel, Lafayette, Sr.
Brooke Wensel, Lafayette, Sr.
Parker Boyd, Lehigh, Jr. 




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