Carlson, Five Others Honored by RMAC

By Doug Fitzgerald published May 7, 2006

University of Colorado at Colorado Springs outfielder Brittni Carlson was named first-team All-Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference, the conference announced Friday.

Carlson, a senior from Erie, Colo., hit .426 with nine home runs and a team-best 58 RBIs. It was her second first-team All-RMAC award and her third overall.

Five teammates joined Carlson on the All-RMAC team. Freshman shortstop Savannah Ledford, senior outfielder Janine Ota and senior pitcher Amanda Ritchie were all named second-team All-RMAC, while junior first baseman Lindsay Shandera and sophomore designated player Sarah Brisky were named All-RMAC honorable mention.

RMAC PLAYER OF THE YEAR
Shana Martin, CSU-Pueblo

RMAC PITCHER OF THE YEAR
Kaitlyn Gentert, Regis

RMAC FRESHMAN OF THE YEAR
Ali Davenport, Regis

RMAC COACH OF THE YEAR
Dana Lillard, Regis

FIRST TEAM ALL-RMAC
C: Jennifer Papik, CSU-Pueblo
1B: Shana Martin, CSU-Pueblo
2B: Amanda Hitt, Nebraska-Kearney
3B: Michelle Johnston, Regis
SS: Melissa Backlund, Regis
OF: Heather Utecht, Regis
OF: Rebecca McClelland, Mesa State
OF: Brittni Carlson, UCCS
OF: Leslie Reed, Mesa State
DP: Ashley Meidinger, Mesa State
UT: Stacie LaRocque, Colorado Mines
P: Kaitlyn Gentert, Regis
P: Monica Chavez, Fort Lewis

SECOND TEAM ALL-RMAC
C: Mariah Piper, Regis
1B: Anne Manning, Nebraska-Kearney
2B: Melissa Stratton, Colorado Mines
3B: Katie Johnson, CSU-Pueblo
SS: Savannah Ledford, UCCS
OF: Janine Ota, UCCS
OF: Michelle Gaunt, Nebraska-Kearney
OF: Jeanna Barnes, CSU-Pueblo
OF: Jacquie Rhomberg, Adams State
DP: Temple Levings, Fort Lewis
UT: Shelby Meidinger, Mesa State
P: Emily Rockefeller, Fort Hays State
P: Amanda Ritchie, UCCS

HONORABLE MENTION ALL-RMAC
C: Hallie McMillian, Fort Hays State
C: Lacy Wooley, Adams State
1B: Lindsay Shandera, UCCS
1B: Jessica Dinkel, Mesa State
2B: Stephanie Back, CSU-Pueblo
3B: Barb Duran, Fort Lewis
3B: Brandi Greenwood, Nebraska-Kearney
3B: Brianne Brennan, Colorado Mines
SS: Alyson Garmatz, Fort Hays State
OF: Lindzy Molinaro, Regis
OF: Liz Tarnowski, Fort Lewis
OF: Kira Zeiter, Adams State
OF: Mallory Jett, CSU-Pueblo
OF: Meredith Gilpin, New Mexico Highlands
OF: Brittany McKenzie, Colorado Mines
DP: Monica Atencio, Regis
DP: Sarah Brisky, UCCS
UT: Stephanie Valdez, New Mexico Highlands
UT: Lauren Bails, Fort Lewis
UT: Beth Skidmore, Colorado Mines
P: Katie Kocman, Colorado Mines
P: Cassidy Maine, Fort Lewis

UCCS Players/Staff Featured

Brittni CarlsonBrittni Carlson32IFFr.
Brittni CarlsonBrittni Carlson321BSo.
Brittni CarlsonBrittni Carlson32OFJr.
Brittni CarlsonBrittni Carlson32OFSR.
Lindsay ShanderaLindsay Shandera20IF/OFFr.
Lindsay ShanderaLindsay Shandera201BSo.
Lindsay ShanderaLindsay Shandera201BJr.
Lindsay ShanderaLindsay Shandera201BSr.
Janine OtaJanine Ota10OF
Amanda RitchieAmanda Ritchie17PJr.
Amanda RitchieAmanda Ritchie17PJr.
Savannah LedfordSavannah Ledford24SS
Katie JohnstonKatie Johnston9IFFr.
Kaite JohnstonKaite Johnston93BSo.
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