YORK, Pa. - The Wesley College Softball team had three different players earn Capital Athletic Conference All-Conference honors. Kayla Fromal, Nina Marcano, and Samantha Burns were each recognized along with the rest of the league's best on Thursday afternoon.
The Wolverines posted their best season within the CAC, earning five wins against conference opponents. Prior to this year, Wesley had never won more than four since joining the CAC before the 2008 season. Fromal earned All-CAC First Team honors, the first Wolverinesince 2011 when Ashlyn Booth-Hare was named to the First Team to garner the honor. Marcano and Burns were both selected to the All-CAC Second Team, giving Wesley their largest All-CAC group in program history.
Fromal earned All-CAC First Team as a designated player, where she made most of her appearances. The senior batted .310 with two doubles, two home runs, 10 runs scored, 15 RBI, and a stolen base. Fromal picked up her game during conference play, raising her batting average to .394 against CAC foes. This marks her second All-CAC honor after being named to the Second Team last season.
Nina Marcano enjoyed her first All-CAC honor being named to this year's Second Team. The catcher led the Wolverines in extra base hits, recording five doubles, four triples, and four home runs. She broke the CAC and Wesley program record for career triples this season, recording 18 in her career. Marcano batted .382 on the year, including a .391 clip in conference play. She scored 22 runs, drove in 30, and stole 11 bases on the season.
Samantha Burns earned All-CAC honors in her first year with Wesley. The freshman batted a team-best .446, posting an on-base percentage of .545 in Wesley's leadoff spot. Burns scored 27 runs and stole 11 bases while recording a team-high 45 hits on the year.
The Wesley Softball continues to grow as a program, trending in the right direction, and should contend for a CAC playoff spot in the 2017 season and beyond.