ST. PAUL, Minn.—Chelsea Yost (Jr./Bemidji, Minn.) was named to the 2012 All-MIAC team, picking up another postseason award after her stellar season. During conference play, Yost had a batting average of .373 with 11 RBIs. She also posted a 2-1 record on the mound with a 2.49 ERA in 19.2 innings of work. Jenny Ramey (So./Cottage Grove, Minn./New Life Academy) was selected to the all-conference honorable mention team after hitting .318 and leading the Knights in runs scored with 17.
Only one other player in the MIAC ranked ahead of Yost in both hitting (batting average) and pitching (earned run average). She was a force in the middle of the Knights lineup during conference play, tying for the team lead in hits (25) and ranking second in with a dozen runs scored. During all games, Yost led the team in hits (42), slugging percentage (.522), and home runs (3). She was also one of the Knights’ best pitchers, tying for tops on the staff with three victories.
A year removed from her Rookie-of-the-Year award, Ramey was again was honored by the MIAC. Although her batting average in 2012 was a far cry from the .508 she posted in 2011, she still was able to heavily influence the game. In conference games, Ramey led the MIAC in walks with 14. Once she was on first base, she was often stole second as she also led the conference in stolen bases with 15 and was only caught stealing twice. Her 19 stolen bases on the year are the third-highest recorded total in Carleton history.
As part of a conference-wide sportsmanship initiative, the MIAC also announced the sixth annual All-MIAC Sportsmanship team for softball, with senior Dana Mackey (Hingham, Mass.) representing the Knights on the select list of student-athletes. Members of the All-MIAC Sportsmanship team are selected by their coaches and teammates as individuals who demonstrate ideals of positive sportsmanship both on and off the field of competition.