ECAC names Rizzi to its All-Star Team

WASHINGTON – Megan Rizzi has been named a 2011 ECAC Division III South Second Team All-Star, it was announced on Wednesday.  An All-Region and All-Conference selection, Rizzi led the Cardinals with a .395 batting average this season in helping lead CUA to 23 wins and an appearance in the Landmark Conference championship game.

Rizzi hit .395 in 40 games for the Cardinals, and ranked in the top-five in the conference in hits (45), runs (31), RBI (35), doubles (14), home runs (4) and total bases (73).  The 2009 conference Rookie of the Year, Rizzi has been a first team All-Conference selection each of the last two seasons.

A native of New Hampshire, Rizzi collected two or more hits 14 times in 2011 and drove in multiple runs eight times.  In the field she totaled 62 putouts and 92 assists at shortstop, while maintaining a .917 fielding percentage.

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