Kristen Kerr | Posted: 21 May 2018 | Updated: 8 Nov 2020

Three Cougars earn NCAA Eugene All-Region honors

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EUGENE, Ore. – BYU softball junior Libby Sugg, senior Briielle Breland and sophomore Brooke Vander Heide were named to the NCAA Eugene All-Region Team after their performances against Drake and UAlbany last week.

Sugg batted .250 in the three tournament games with two hits and three RBI.

Breland had three hits and three runs after batting .375 on the week, including a perfect 2 for 2 at the plate with one home run and two RBI against UAlbany on Friday.

Vander Heide batted .429 with three hits, one triple and two RBI. The outfielder also stole one base.

NCAA Eugene All-Region Team 
MVP – Miranda Elish, Pitcher, Oregon, So. (2-0, 14.0 IP, 9 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 25 SO)
Pitcher – Megan Kleist, Oregon, Jr. (1-0, 7.0 IP, 1 H, 0 R, 0 BB, 11 SO)
Pitcher – Nicole Timmons, Drake, Fr. (1-0, 7.0 IP, 3 H, 0 R, 2 BB, 10 SO)
Catcher – Libby Sugg, BYU, Jr. (.250 AVG, 2 H, 3 RBI, 1 BB)
First Base – Sarah Maddox, Drake, So. (.300 AVG, 3 H, 1 2B, 1 BB)
Second Base – Briielle Breland, BYU, Sr. (.375 AVG, 3 R, 3 H, 1 HR, 2 RBI, 2 HP)
Short Stop – Mandi Roemmich, Drake, So. (.357 AVG, 5 H, 1 RBI, 1 BB)
Third Base – Jenna Lilley, Oregon, Sr. (.500 AVG, 3 R, 4 H, 2 2B, 1 RBI, 3 BB)
Outfield – Alexis Mack, Oregon, Jr. (.600 AVG, 1 R, 6 H, 2 RBI, 1-1 SB)
Outfield – Lauren Burke, Oregon, Fr. (1.000 AVG, 2 R, 2 H, 2 HR, 4 RBI)
Outfield – Brooke Vander Heide, BYU, So. (.429 AVG, 3 H, 1 3B, 1 RBI, 1-1 SB)
Utility/DP – Nicole Newman, Drake, Jr. (1-2, 11.2 IP, 13 H, 7 R, 5 BB, 7 SO | .286 AVG, 1 R, 2 H, 1 HR, 2 RBI)

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