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The two seniors were named to the league's second team.
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Abby Brinkmeier, Allie Taylor Garner All-Horizon League Recognition

Courtesy: Green Bay Athletics
         
Release: May 09, 2017
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INDIANAPOLIS – The Horizon League announced the 2017 all-league teams on Tuesday morning, with two Green Bay seniors, Abby Brinkmeier and Allie Taylor, earning spots on the league's second team.

Brinkmeier led the Phoenix squad in hitting throughout the league season, finishing with a .364 average and a .417 on-base percentage. The outfielder had 11 RBIs this season and led the team in runs scored with 17.

Taylor broke the program's career home run record and led the team with 21 RBIs. She hit a career-best .337 and owned a team-high on-base percentage of .421. Taylor finished fourth in the league in home runs despite having three games canceled this season.

All nine schools had at least one player receiving All-League honors with UIC recording the most of any school with seven players earning recognition across the three All-League teams. Youngstown State and Oakland each had four different players receiving postseason accolades.

First Team All-League
Sam Stewart, Valparaiso, C
Honnah Susor, Wright State, RF
Lexi Watts, UIC, OF
Courtney Gilbert, Detroit Mercy, SS
Jamie Squires, Oakland, SS
Macy Cook, Wright State, C/DP
Hannah Lucas, Youngstown State, OF
Dani Devlin, Northern Kentucky, C
Jorgi Calombaris, Valparaiso, 3B
Lyndsay Hill, Oakland, 2B
Elaine Heflin, UIC, P
Karissa Frazier, UIC, P

Second Team All-League
Carly Trepanier, Valparaiso, 2B
Jennah Speth, UIC, OF/UTL
Cali Mikovich, Youngstown State, OF
Abby Brinkmeier, Green Bay, OF
Kayla Wedl, UIC, SS
Allie Taylor, Green Bay, 1B
Brittney Moffatt, Youngstown State, INF
Taylor Cairns, UIC, 2B
Jordan Manno, Detroit Mercy, 2B/C
Mikayela Marciniak, Oakland, 1B
Erin Kownacki, Oakland, P
Maddi Lusk, Youngstown State P/DP

All-Freshman Team
Allie Trudeau, UIC, P
Jamie Squires, Oakland, SS
Kayla Wedl, UIC, SS
Jennah Speth, UIC, OF/UTL
Maddi Lusk, Youngstown State, P/DP
Liz Murphy, Detroit Mercy, P
Elizabeth Yager, Detroit Mercy, OF
Melissa Jacobsen, Cleveland State, OF
Kailey Rossiter, Northern Kentucky, OF

Player of the Year
Sam Stewart, Valparaiso

Pitcher of the Year
Elaine Heflin, UIC

Co-Freshman of the Year
Maddi Lusk, Youngstown State
Jamie Squires, Oakland

Coach of the Year
Lynn Curylo, UIC

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