August 19, 2022

10 Lady Mustangs make all-Bluegrass

A total of 10 Murray softball players were named to the all-Bluegrass Congerence teams.

Three Mustangs made it on the first team, six on the second team and one was named on the honorable mention team.

Junior outfielder Jayda Chew was one of four unanimous selections on the first team, and the only for Murray. Chew caught 35 balls for outs this summer.

Calleigh Klein was a first teamer for her pitching. In 54 2/3 innings, Klein fanned 40 batters and allowed 56 hits.

Junior utility player Teryn Shields rounded out the Murray first team members. Shields pitched 69 innings and struck out 61. Her and Chew tallied 23 of the 55 bases stole, and neither were caught. Defensively, Shields put out 17 and assisted on 13 more outs.

The second team featured the following Lady Mustangs: Brooke Shannon, Keirsten Klein, Chloe Church, Zoey Black, Jalie Baumfalk and Jaden Lynn.

Shannon was a mainstay at second base for Murray this season. The senior put out 24 and assisted on 24 other outs.

Klein, an eighth grader, who was at third base this summer, put out a total of 65 opponents (34 assisted). She also led the team with a batting average of .500. Additionally, Klein tallied 13 doubles.

Church, Murray’s senior shortstop, put out 26 base runners. She also drove in 13 runs.

Black was Murray’s catcher. She threw out five base stealers, and in 152 total fielding attempts, she only had five errors.

Baumfalk was a member of Murray’s outfield. She caught 53 of 54 balls for outs over the course of Murray’s 27 game slate.

Lynn was a utility player for the Mustangs. She had one of five team triples, tallied 20 runs and went 20-of-23 in fielding.

Sophomore Megan Henrichs was on the honorable mention team.

Henrichs tallied 15 singles, three doubles and also three runs.

Murray, as a team, won the 2022 Bluegrass Conference sportsmanship award.