Allard Voted Second Team All-Iowa Conference

May 9, 2018

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa – The Iowa Conference announced the 2018 Softball All-Conference Teams on Wednesday afternoon and Taylor Allard was the lone Spartan to be named to the list. Allard was named Second Team All-Iowa Conference by the Iowa Conference coaches.

Allard, a sophomore that hails from led the Spartans in nearly early offensive statistical category in 2018. Allard hit .421 (51-for-121) with 11 doubles, two home runs and eight walks to total 68 bases and an on base percentage of .454. She also drove in 23 runs and scored 18 of her own. In the field, Allard recorded 41 putouts and three assists.

Allard’s .421 batting average was good enough for seventh best in the Iowa Conference. She played in all of the Spartans 38 games and started in 37 of them. Allard led the Iowa Conference with runners on at .493, had the third best batting average with two outs at .491 and hit .532 in RBI opportunities which was third best in the IIAC.

Pitcher of the Year: Alyssa Olson, Coe
Position Player of the Year: Haley Jones, Coe
Coaching Staff of the Year: Coe

First Team           Name                                    School
Catcher               Carlee Guyett                   Buena Vista University
DP                      Megan Weber                   Coe College
First Base            Allie O'Brien                     Coe College
Outfield               Sara Tallman                   Central College
Outfield               Madison Rasmusson         Simpson College
Outfield               Savannah Fowler             Loras College
Pitcher                Alyssa Olson                   Coe College
Pitcher                Samantha Bratland          Luther College
Second Base       Nicole Vana                     Nebraska Wesleyan University
Third Base          Jordan Arndt                    Nebraska Wesleyan University
Shortstop           Haley Jones                     Coe College
Utility Player       Kailey Meyer                    Nebraska Wesleyan University
Shortstop           Anna Strien                      Luther College

Second Team     Name                                    School
Pitcher                Emily Bell                         Simpson College
Pitcher                Annie DeVries                  Central College
Catcher              Emily Walton                    Central College
First Base           Hannah Towns                  Loras College
Second Base      Erica Countryman               Wartburg College
Third Base          Mara Forsyth                     Wartburg College
Shortstop           Daria Parchert                   Central College
Outfield            Taylor Allard                    University of Dubuque
Outfield             Ashley Burrows                   Luther College
Outfield             Kailee O'Brien                   Wartburg College
Utility Player      Kate Lesmeister                Buena Vista University
DP                    Kaitlyn Andresen                Central College

Hon. Mention        Name                                 School
Second               Autumn Boland               Buena Vista University
Utility Player       Maddy Ryan                   Coe College
Outfield              Madi Miller                      Coe College
Shortstop           Bria Lenten                      Loras College
First Base           Natalie Stockman             Luther College
Outfield              Morgan Shipley                Nebraska Wesleyan University
Catcher              Ashley Allen                     Simpson College
DP                     Kasiah Ehresman              Simpson College
Pitcher               Emily Bell                         Simpson College