Gene Cassell, Assistant Athletic Director for Communications
TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – Washburn freshman third basemen Marrit Mead has been named a third-team All-American selection at third base as voted on by members of the College Sports Information Directors of America. Mead is the first All-American selection for the Ichabod softball team since 2002.
After being named first team all-D2CCCA Central Region and second team all-Central Region by the NFCA, Mead picked up first team D2CCA as voted on by the region’s sports information directors, was voted as the top freshman in the MIAA and a first-team all-MIAA selection at third base this season after leading the league in total hits (73) and was second overall in batting average (.453) and runs scored (45) and third in on-base percentage (.480) and stolen bases (22).
She was the fourth Ichabod to receive the MIAA Freshman of the Year award after starting all 46 games as a freshman. She was a perfect 22-for-22 in stolen base attempts also recording 28 RBI and seven home runs. Her batting average this past season was third on the Ichabod single season chart and her 47 runs scored were eighth and 73 hits were seventh. She also had 29 multi-hit games and as of right now, leads the nation in hits and was 15th in total bases. Mead is the first Ichabod to earn first team all-region honors since 2018 from CoSIDA and only the second overall.
Kristen Cheney – OF, 3rd Team, 2002
Chris Torrez – OF, 3rd Team, 1996
Sherri Spangler – IF, 1990
Laura Klamm, P/SS, 1st Team, 1986
Diana Klamm, P, 1st Team, 1986
Latisha Yarnell, 1B, 1st Team, 1986
Laura Klamm, P/SS, 2nd Team, 1985
Laura Klamm, P/SS, 1st Team, 1984