Krebs, Colton named RMAC Player and Pitcher of the year

By Doug Fitzgerald published May 9, 2005

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs seniors Crystal Krebs and Amber Colton were named the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's Player and Pitcher of the Year, the conference announced Tuesday.

Junior outfielder Brittni Carlson joined Krebs and Colton in being named first-team All-RMAC. Sophomore first baseman Lindsay Shandera and senior shortstop Jennifer Dykstra were named second-team All-RMAC, while senior second baseman Kara Rainey and senior pitcher/outfielder Brenna Pool received honorable mention recognition.

Krebs won the RMAC Triple Crown with a .470 batting average, 25 home runs and 70 RBIs. She set a new NCAA Division II record for home runs per game (0.52) and missed the all-time record for total home runs by one.

Colton posted a 19-3 record with a 2.86 earned run average and 130 strikeouts in 137 innings. The UCCS career leader in wins and strikeouts, she also threw her first career no-hitter on April 3 at Nebraska-Kearney.

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Amber ColtonAmber Colton2PSo.
Amber ColtonAmber Colton2PJr.
Amber ColtonAmber Colton2PSr.
Jennifer DykstraJennifer Dykstra10SSSo.
Jennifer DykstraJennifer Dykstra10SSJr.
Jennifer DykstraJennifer Dykstra10SSSr.
Kara RaineyKara Rainey21IFSo.
Kara RaineyKara Rainey21IFJr.
Kara RaineyKara Rainey212BSr.
Brittni CarlsonBrittni Carlson32IFFr.
Brittni CarlsonBrittni Carlson321BSo.
Brittni CarlsonBrittni Carlson32OFJr.
Brittni CarlsonBrittni Carlson32OFSR.
Crystal KrebsCrystal Krebs22IFJr.
Crystal KrebsCrystal Krebs22CSr.
Brenna PoolBrenna Pool9IF/PJr.
Brenna PoolBrenna Pool9P/OFSr.
Lindsay ShanderaLindsay Shandera20IF/OFFr.
Lindsay ShanderaLindsay Shandera201BSo.
Lindsay ShanderaLindsay Shandera201BJr.
Lindsay ShanderaLindsay Shandera201BSr.
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