Davenport, Strouth earn VaSID All-State honors

BLACKSBURG - Junior Breanna Davenport and sophomore Emma Strouth have been named second-team VaSID All-State selections, the organization announced Friday.

For Strouth its her first-career postseason honor while Davenport adds to an offseason that has seen her take home second-team All-ACC and second-team NFCA All-Mid-Atlantic Region accolades.

Strouth set career-highs in all major offensive categories in 2017 and led the Hokies with a .600 slugging percentage, 34 RBI, four triples and six outfield assists. She also ranked second on the team with a .338 batting average and 49 hits. The Julian, North Carolina native finished 10th in the ACC in slugging and tied for fourth in triples.

In her junior campaign, Davenport drove in 29 runs, scored 29 times and collected 10 doubles with eight home runs and a .333 batting average. The Statesville, North Carolina product also hit .408 with four home runs, 17 runs scored and 11 RBI in conference play.

2017 VaSID All-State University Division Softball Team
First Team
C – Katie Park, Sr., Virginia
1B – Morgan Tolle, Jr., James Madison
2B – Amber Bishop, Fr., Liberty
SS – Niki Prince, Sr., James Madison
3B – Madyson Moran, Sr., James Madison
OF – Cambry Arnold, Fr., James Madison
OF – Taylor Newton, Sr., James Madison
OF – Tori Zavodny, Jr., Liberty
DP/Utility – Autumn Bishop, Fr., Liberty
P – Julia DiMartino, So., Liberty
P – Megan Good, Jr., James Madison
P – Marina Vitalich, So., George Mason

Second Team
C – Kierstin Roadcap, Fr., James Madison
1B – Danni Ingraham, Jr., Virginia
2B – Madison Naujokas, Fr., James Madison
SS – Sarah Robertson, So., Liberty
3B – Hunter Mundy, Fr., Radford
OF – Allison Davis, Jr., Virginia
OF – Emma Strouth, So., Virginia Tech
OF – Taylor Warrick, Fr., Hampton
DP/Utility – Breanna Davenport, Jr., Virginia Tech
P – Odicci Alexander, Fr., James Madison
P – Kenzie Friesen, R-Sr., Liberty
P – Elizabeth McCarthy, Sr., Longwood

VaSID Player of the Year – Megan Good, Jr., James Madison
VaSID Pitcher of the Year – Megan Good, Jr., James Madison
VaSID Coach of the Year - Mickey Dean, James Madison
VaSID Rookie of the Year – Amber Bishop, Liberty

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