TERRE HAUTE, IND. -- Rose-Hulman Institute of
Technology seniors Allison Faber (St. Louis, Mo./Cor Jesu
Academy) and Kayla Yano (Ontario, Ore.)
earned second-team all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference
honors in softball, in results released today.
Faber led Rose-Hulman in batting average at .347 with 33 hits,
eight doubles and a school record six home runs this season.
She also led the team in on-base percentage (.415), slugging
percentage (.642) and fielding percentage as the team's starting
Faber's efforts also included a career school record eight home
runs at Rose-Hulman. She also claimed the Rose-Hulman Varsity
R Club Senior of the Year Award, declaring the top senior season
among Engineer female student-athletes, at the athletic honors
banquet on Tuesday.
Yano batted .283 with 30 hits, eight doubles and 14
RBIs in 34 starts at second base this season. She completes
her career with 126 starts in 129 appearances and ranks No. 6 in
school history in fielding assists (153). Yano also ranks
10th in school history with her 129 apperances.
Her efforts also included 84 career hits, 16 doubles, 38 RBIs
and 31 runs scored. The Engineers also won the 2008 regular
season conference championship with both Faber and Yano on the
Rose-Hulman finished 13-21 overall and 6-10 in HCAC softball
conference play this season.