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Tech's Hosier and Sallinger Named Easton All-America

June 20, 2005

ATLANTA – Georgia Tech’s Jessica Sallinger and Amy Hosier were named to the 2005 Easton All-America teams, announced on June 14. Sallinger was selected to the second team, while Hosier earned third team honors.

Sallinger, a senior from Kennesaw, Ga., led the Yellow Jackets in the circle with a 28-9 record. She finished the season with a single-season school record 16 shutouts and 373 strikeouts. Sallinger finished her career as the ACC’s all-time strikeout leader (1378) and winningest pitcher (109). She was named to the NFCA All-America third team for the second consecutive season and was tabbed ACC Pitcher of the Year and Tournament MVP.

Hosier, a junior from Lakewood, Colo., led Tech with 39 runs batted in and hit .356 for the season. She tallied 12 doubles, two home runs and carried a .467 on base percentage on the season. Hosier earned All-ACC first team honors and all-tournament honors for the Yellow Jackets.

Easton 2005 All-American Teams and Awards

First Team
P, Cat Osterman, Texas
P, Brianne McGowan, Oregon State
P, Jamie Southern, Fresno State
C, Ashley Courtney, Alabama
C, KJ Kelley, Massachusetts
SS, Amber Jackson, Bethune-Cookman
1B, Kim Wendland, Georgia
2B, Caitlin Benyi, UCLA
3B, Vicky Galindo, California
OF, Melanie Dorsey, Creighton
OF, Kaleo Eldredge, California
OF, Lindsay James, California
At-Large, Kristina Thorson, California
At-Large, Anjelica Selden, UCLA
At-Large, Stephanie VanBrakle, Alabama

Second Team
P, Michelle Green, Georgia
P, Jessica Sallinger, Georgia Tech
P, Sonja Garnett, San Francisco State
C, Jessica Ortega, Mt. San Antonio
C, Lauren Watson-Perry, BYU
SS, Christina Clark, Fresno State
1B, Ianeta Le’i, BYU
2B, Kate Stake, Illinois State
3B, Andrea Thomas, Bethune-Cookman
OF, Liz Perez, West Valley College
OF, Michelle Palazuelos, Mt. San Antonio College
OF, Traci Trujillo, Pasadena City College
At-Large, Heather Slettvett, Mt. San Antonio College
At-Large, Danni Hall, Golden West College
At-Large, Lauren Castle, LSU

Third Team
P, Kelly Anderson, California
P, Krystina Gomez, Sacramento City College
P, Tammy Nielsen, Creighton
C, Nichole Willis, Fresno State
C, Emily Zaplatosch, UCLA
SS, Jaci Ecker, Sacramento City College
1B, Stephanie Hill, LSU
2B, Chez Sievers, Texas
3B, Andrea Duran, UCLA
OF, Amy Hosier, Georgia Tech
OF, Tara Harbert, Hawai’i
OF, Liz Sequeira Long Beach City College
At-Large, Missy Cross, Ohlone
At-Large, Gina Rango, Bowling Green
At-Large, Stephanie Roberts, Colorado State

-GT SOFTBALL-

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