CUA Softball Places Two Freshmen on CAC All-Star Team

WASHINGTON (April 23, 2005) -- The Catholic University of America softball team placed two student athletes on its Capital Athletic Conference all-star team. Kathleen Ager made the team as one of two first basemen selected and Kara Walker was chosen as one of five at-large players.

Ager, a freshman from Olney, Md., and Good Counsel High School, started each of the team's 30 games and batted .411 for the season, the highest average on the team. She drove in 28 RBIs on 39 hits and three homeruns. She also established herself as a conference leader in several categories including: first in triples (4),  third in individual batting (.411), on-base percentage (.477) and slugging percentage (.684), fifth in total bases (65) and sixth in homeruns (3).

Walker, a freshman from New Milford, N.J., and Academy of the Holy Angels High School, also started every game and posted the team's next highest batting average with .371. She drove in 22 RBIs on 33 hits and two homeruns. In the CAC, she ranked sixth in on-base percentage (.424) and seventh in both individual batting (.371) and slugging percentage (.539).

The team went 16-14 overall and 2-6 in conference play for the season.


2005 Softball Schedule and Results
16-14 Overall, 2-6 CAC
Cumulative stats

DATE

OPPONENT

LOCATION

TIME

RESULTS

March 2

Concordia (DII)

Myrtle Beach, S.C.

 

W 8-2
W 8-7

March 3

Adrian

Myrtle Beach, S.C.

 

W 8-4
W 7-6

March 4

Neumann

Myrtle Beach, S.C.

 

W 3-2
L 2-1

March 5

West Chester (DII)

Myrtle Beach, S.C.

 

L 2-1

March 10

Randolph Macon%

Home

2:30 p.m.

ppd.

March 13

Mary Baldwin%

Home

1:00 p.m.

W 9-2
W 6-2

March 14

Trinity%

Away

2:30 p.m.

W 11-2
W 4-2

March 16

Mary Washington*%

Home

2:30 p.m.

L 9-0
L 2-0

March 19

Washington%

Away

1:00 p.m.

L 5-2
L 6-2

March 20

Villa Julie%

Home

1:00 p.m.

ppd.

March 21

Dickinson%

Away

5:00 p.m.

W 7-4
L 10-9 (10 inn)

March 31

Shenandoah%

Home

2:30 p.m.

L 2-0
W 7-3

April 3

Franklin Marshall%

Away

1:00 p.m.

ppd

April 5

Salisbury*%

Home

3:00 p.m.

L 8-1
L 1-0 (9 inn)

April 6 Gallaudet*% Away 3:00 p.m. W 9-0
W 14-2

April 9

Hood%

Away

1:00 p.m.

W 9-3
W 11-1

April 10 York*%     L 5-0
L 8-3

April 10

Columbia Union%

Away

1:00 p.m.

ppd

April 13

CAC Play-in
#4 CUA vs. #5 Gallaudet

Home

5:00 p.m.

W 12-3

April 16

CAC Tournament
#4 CUA vs. #1 Salisbury

Salisbury

12:00 p.m.

L 8-0 (5 inn)

April 16 CAC Tournament
#4 CUA vs. Mary Wash
Salisbury 2:00 p.m. L 7-1

*   Capital Athletic Conference games
% Double header
** Senior Day

 

2005 Softball Roster

NO. NAME POS YR HOMETOWN/HIGH SCHOOL

  5

Lindsay Mulligan

2B

Sr.

Cooperstown, N.Y./Cooperstown

  6

Rachel Marrion

C

So.

Los Altos, Calif./ArchBishop Mitty

  7

Cailin Fitzpatrick

 

Sr.

Glen Dale, Md./Pallotti

  9

Heather Holley

 

Fr.

Owings, Md./Northern

10

Kathleen Ager

1B/C

Fr.

Olney, Md./Good Counsel

12

Laura Cartagena

C

Sr.

Scaggsville, Md./Holy Cross

14

Natalie Banaszewski

P

Jr.

Pittsburgh, Pa./Fox Chapel Area

17

Kara Walker

OF

Fr.

New Milford, N.J./Holy Angels

18

Marissa Weaver

OF

Sr.

Moorestown, N.J./Moorestown

20

MaryKate McGilley

OF

Sr.

Northfield, N.J./Holy Spirit

22

Kristen Cimino

2B

Sr.

Yorktown Heights, N.Y./Yorktown

33

Sarah Galloway

P/1B

Sr.

Baltimore, Md./Notre Dame

51

Ellen Manning

OF

Sr.

Rockaway Twp., N.J./Morris Knolls

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