GREENSBORO, NC — Catawba junior Allie Marshall (Pleasant Garden, NC/SE Guilford HS) was among eleven student-athletes, representing seven different schools, comprising the 2009 North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) College Division All-State Softball Team.
NCAA Division II playoff participants Wingate and Lenoir-Rhyne placed four and two students, respectively, on the team. Catawba, along with Chowan, Guilford, Mount Olive and UNC Pembroke each received one selection.
Marshall is the lone two-time all-state selection among this yearâ€™s honorees, earning a spot in 2007 as a freshman. The Daktronics second team All-Southeast honoree, hit a team-high .358 with 10 homers and 40 RBI. She moved into second place on Catawbaâ€™s career home runs list (31) and helped the club to its first NCAA Division II regional ranking.
2009 NCCSIA All-State Softball Team (College Division)
P – Brittany Blankenship, Wingate, Sophomore, Midlothian, VA
P – Jessica Burcham, Guilford, Freshman, Lexington, NC
C – Debra Grijalva, Wingate, Junior, San Jose, CA
INF – Noel Belk, Lenoir-Rhyne, Senior, Charlotte, NC
INF – Allie Marshall^, CATAWBA, Junior, Pleasant Garden, NC
INF – Hallie Pettigrew, Wingate, Senior, Uniontown, OH
INF – Kat Rivers, Lenoir-Rhyne, Sophomore, Royston, GA
OF – Kat Cahoon, Mount Olive, Senior, Columbia, NC
OF – LaRonda McClain, Wingate, Junior, Kings Mountain, NC
OF – Morgan Patrick, UNC Pembroke, Sophomore, Council, NC
DP – Allie Kolezynski, Chowan, Freshman, Strongsville, OH
^ – 2007 NCCSIA All-State pick