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Theresa Bauer

WSL Softball Elites Picked

Compiled by Frank Rizzo -- July 7, 2000


Theresa Bauer • HM • outfield/catcher • SR: Bauer began the season as the starting left fielder for the Lady Eagles, but moved behind the plate after starting catcher Calley Sander broke her finger only a few games into the season.
Bauer took the change of position in stride. She formed a great battery with pitcher and best friend Mariah Gillow and put up good offensive numbers.
“Whenever we needed a hit, Theresa seemed to get it,” noted DV Coach John Meyer. “And coming in from left field to catch wasn’t easy. But she did her best.”
Bauer hit .442 on the season and knocked in nine runs. She also had four doubles and a triple.
“She was a team player and a senior leader,” added Meyer. “She always did what was best for the team.”
Alicia Peters • HM • shortstop • JR: “Alicia was the sparkplug at the top of our lineup,” noted DV Coach John Meyer. “There were plenty of times when we had a big inning and she was right in the middle of it.”
Peters hit .422 this season and had 14 stolen bases. She also displayed a keen eye at the plate, walking 16 times — an average of better than one base-on-balls per game.
Meyer praised Peters for “doing the little things well.” He noted that she was a skilled bunter and baserunner. Peters also played well defensively.
“She played a real good shortstop,” Meyer noted. “She worked really hard and was a good fielder.”
Christina Head • HM • first baseman • JR: Head was a clutch hitter for the Lady Eagles this season.
“All of her hits seemed to bring in runs,” said Meyer.
Head finished the season with a .340 average and 16 RBI.
Meyer also praised her fielding capabilities, noting that as the DV first baseman, Head “dug out a lot of low throws and controlled other wild throws.”
Head also made her presence known on the pitching mound, pitching in a few contests to give starter Mariah Gillow – who was named the WSL MVP by league coaches – a needed break. Head finished the season with a 2-0 mark.
“That was a big help for Mariah and the whole team,” Meyer commented. “And it was good experience for Chris. She will most likely be our starter next year.”


Karin Blaut • Senior
Pitcher • First Team

Karin Blaut • FT • pitcher • SR: Blaut seemed to be a key factor in each Lady Yellow Jacket contest this past spring.
On the mound, she finished the year with a 10-6 mark. At the plate, she had the team’s second-highest batting average (.405) and was tied for the team lead in RBI (21).
“She is an excellent pitcher and should do well in college,” noted coach Dot McCrone. “Karin is also good all-around player who should do well no matter where she plays.”
“Karin was a senior leader and will be missed next season,” McCrone added.
Ashley Bohs • HM • second base • SR: Bohs rebounded from a bad offensive start this season to make an impression on league coaches and earn an honorable mention selection. Bohs improved on that slow start to finish with a .250 batting average.
While Bohs may have slumped at the plate, she excelled defensively.
“She made very few errors and was our team leader in terms of fielding percentage,” McCrone noted. “She turned a couple of double plays as well.”
McCrone praised Bohs for being a senior leader on the Eldred squad.
“She will be missed,” the second-year coach said.
HAmanda Tice • HM • catcher • SO: Tice, who last year moved into the Eldred School District from Port Jervis, led the Lady Yellow Jackets in hitting this season. She hit .428 and tied Blaut for the team lead in RBI with 21.
She also threw out 10 runners who were attempting to steal a base.
“Amanda was a great surprise for us,” McCrone said. “I’m glad she moved into our district.”
Although she was only a sophomore, Tice exhibited leadership characteristics normally reserved for seniors.
“She was a quiet leader and led by example,” McCrone stated. “And she is a real hard worker. I’m glad she’ll be here for two more years.”

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