Five Eagles receive All-Conference softball honors

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Posted at 10:20 PM, Apr 23, 2015
and last updated 2015-04-23 22:20:00-04

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Tallahassee Community College had five softball players earn a spot on the Coaches’ All-Panhandle Conference Softball Teams for the 2015 season.

The Eagles had four players named first-team all-Conference – infielder Danielle Patterson, outfielder Taesha DuBoise, and pitchers Mariah Rivera and Alexandra Cook.

Patterson, a sophomore from Lawrenceville, Ga., anchored the team from her infield position while leading the Eagles with a .392 batting average. Patterson played in 40 games this season with 15 RBIs and also had 12 stolen bases. Known for her ability to get on base, Patterson accounted for 34 runs scored this season.

DuBoise, a sophomore from Stockbridge, Ga., was one of two Eagles to play in all 42 games this season while batting .342. A team leader, DuBoise led the team in stolen bases with 25 and also accounted for 25 RBIs and 31 runs, included a homerun against Gulf Coast State College.

Rivera, a sophomore from Tallahassee, Fla., returned this season as the Eagles’ most experienced pitcher. She appeared in 18 games this season while starting in 15 of them. Credited with 13 complete games, Rivera finished the year with a 1.40 ERA and 89 strikeouts over an impressive 105.1 innings pitched. She ended the regular season with a 7-3 record.

Cook, a freshman from Delta, British Columbia, Canada, ended the season with an impressive 7-1 record. In 18 appearances, she posted a 2.19 ERA and recorded 78 strikeouts. Cook recorded three shutouts.

Brianna Tourtillott was named second-team all-conference as an outfielder.

Tourtillott, a sophomore from Dixon Ill., started the season in the infield but was moved to left field to help solidify the Eagles’ defense. The only other Eagle to start all 42 games this season, Tourtillott had a .336 batting average that included a team-high four home runs. Tourtillott also drove in 37 runs this season while scoring 15.

*TCC Sports Information