Three Hornettes Named All-South

By Brent Huelsmann
After a season in which they finished with a 23-10 record, the Nashville Hornettes softball team had three players named All South by the Southern Illinois Coaches Association. Jordan Stiegman, Sophie Heck, and Mackenzie McFeron were all named All-South this past week. McFeron, Heck, and Stiegman were also named First-Team All-Conference this season.
McFeron was an offensive kickstarter for the Hornettes this past season. McFeron led the Hornettes in a plethora of offensive categories. McFeron led Nashville in plate appearances, at bats, hits, singles, triples, runs, and batting average among starters. McFeron also led the Hornettes with 55 stolen bases.
Stiegman started in left field and at first base for the Hornettes this season. Stiegman played in all 33 games for the Hornettes this season. Stiegman drove in 45 runs this season for the Hornettes. Stiegman was second on the team with 45 hits this season, and was third on the team with 33 singles. Stiegman scored 33 runs this season.
Heck played in 32 of the Hornettes 33 games this season. Heck missed the final game of the season with an injury. Heck played center field and catcher this season for Nashville. Heck. led the Hornettes this season with 21 doubles, ten more than any other player. Heck was second on the team with four triples. Heck drove in 30 runs and scored 30 runs for Nashville.
 

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