Dewyre, DeVore, Sarch and Stewart Receive All-MIAA Honors

Dewyre, DeVore, Sarch and Stewart Receive All-MIAA Honors

ROYAL OAK, Mich. – The Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association has announced its All-MIAA recipients of the 2014 softball season. The Bulldogs have been represented well as senior outfielder Katie Dewyre was named first team All-MIAA while sophomore first baseman Karissa DeVore, sophomore outfielder Jessica Sarch and junior pitcher Brooke Stewart were each named second team All-MIAA.

Katie Dewyre (Pemberville, Ohio)  was named first team All-MIAA following her outstanding 2014 season in which she finished third in the league in batting average (.430) and second in on base percentage (.510). Dewyre led the Bulldogs with a .500 slugging percentage as she finished 2014 with 37 hits, 21 runs scored, four doubles, and 17 runs batted in. Dewyre also recorded 26 put outs and a .967 fielding percentage. She is being honored as first team All-MIAA for the first time in her career.

Karissa DeVore (Adrian, Mich.) was named second team All-MIAA after her 2014 season in which she finished fifth in the league in on base percentage (.486). DeVore recorded a .400 batting average and a .446 slugging percentage. She finished the season with 36 hits, 18 runs scored, 7 doubles and a team-high 26 runs batted in. DeVore also finished fifth in the MIAA with 196 put outs while recording a .986 fielding percentage. She is being honored as second team All-MIAA for the first time in her career.

 Jessica Sarch (Aurora, Ill.) was selected as a second team All-MIAA outfielder following her season in which she led the Bulldogs in hits (47), finished second in total bases (50) and runs scored (19). Sarch compiled a .420 batting average and a .446 slugging percentage. Sarch also recorded a .971 fielding percentage with 29 put outs. She is being honored as second team All-MIAA for the first time in her career.

Brooke Stewart (Onsted, Mich.) was selected as a second team All-MIAA pitcher after her 2014 season in which she finished second in the league in earned run average (1.26), finished fourth in opposing batting average (.215) and led the league in runners picked off (3). Stewart totaled six complete games and 59 strike outs. She is being honored as second team All-MIAA for the first time in her career.