Loyola University Chicago sophomore catcher Katie Kasubke (O’Fallon, Mo./St. Dominic) has been selected to the Missouri Valley Conference’s All-Defensive Team it was announced tonight. Kasubke is the third Rambler in as many seasons to earn the honor.
In 49 games this season, Kasubke has posted a .977 fielding percentage, committing just five errors, seeing minimal action at first base in addition to earning the bulk of her playing time behind the plate.
Kasubke has also had a solid season at the plate, batting .241 (34-for-141) with team highs of five home runs and 25 RBIs.
Loyola brings a 26-25 overall record into this weekend’s MVC Tournament, which will be held May 11-13 in Normal, Ill. The No. 8 seed Ramblers, who have posted their most wins since 2013, open MVC Tournament play tomorrow versus No. 5 seed Evansville at 11 a.m.
The 2017 MVC Softball All-Defensive Team follows.
2017 MVC Softball All-Defensive Team
Anna Varriano, Northern Iowa
Jordan de los Reyes, Illinois State
Katie Kasubke, Loyola
Maddy Vermejan, Southern Illinois
Megan Sowa, Drake
Madison Perrigan, Wichita State
Elena Gambill, Missouri State
Morgan Lambert, Evansville
Kassie Brown, Indiana State
Caitlyn McCarron, Bradley