Inglesby Named Second-Team All-American
May 30, 2012
STARKVILLE, Miss. - Fifty-four student-athletes from 33 different institutions representing 13 conferences have earned the honor of being named to one of the three 2012 Division I All-American teams, the Association announced on Wednesday.
For the fourth-straight year the Huskies have an All-American in sophomore pitcher/utility Kaitlin Inglesby The Portland, Ore., native earned second-team honors after a stellar campaign that helped UW reach the NCAA Super Regionals for the fourth-straight year.
The UW reached as high as No. 3 in the polls this season after getting off to a 32-1 start. The Huskies ended the season last weekend at No. 1 Cal, finishing with a 39-19 overall record.
Inglesby led the team both at the plate and in the circle. She batted .385 with 25 runs, 60 hits, 15 doubles, 10 home runs, 63 RBI, 105 total bases, a .673 slugging percentage, 27 walks, a .468 on base percentage and a .946 fielding percentage.
With a 2.31 ERA she went 19-11 in 21 complete games with six shutouts and five saves. She had 169 strikeouts in 197.0 innings pitched.
Inglesby is the first UW pitcher to earn All-American honors since Danielle Lawrie in 2010 and the 42nd All-American in school history.
She earned all-conference and all-region honors this season for the second-straight year along with being named the national player of the week and the GoHuskies.com Student-Athlete of the Week.
The four conferences that will be represented at this year's Women' College World Series, the Big East, the Big 12, the Southeastern and the Pacific-12, were also well represented on this season's All-American teams, accounting for 20 of the 54 selections.
All eight schools that will compete for a national title at this week's WCWS in Oklahoma City had at least one selection to one of the three teams. Alabama, Tennessee and UCLA led all institutions with four overall selections, while Oklahoma led the nation in first-team honorees with three.