May 14, 2009

Fisher and Reed Named All-Region


BLOOMSBURG--Two members of the Bloomsburg University softball team have been named to the Daktronics All-Atlantic Region team. Named first team pitcher is Shavaun Fisher (Coplay/Allentown Central Catholic)., while Tara Reed (Williamsport/Williamsport) was named first team as a utility player. In addition, Reed was named first team All-Atlantic Region by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA), while Fisher was a second team All-Region selection by the NFCA.

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Shavaun Fisher

Fisher, a sophomore, posted a record of 17-4 with a 0.91 ERA. She struck out 140 and walked just 34 in 138 innings of work. Fisher had seven shutouts this season and has allowed just 18 earned runs.
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Tara Reed
She had a streak of 25 consecutive scoreless innings during the season and threw two, two-hit shutouts during the season. She also had five games with 10 or more strikeouts. She was also named first team All-PSAC Central Division.

Reed, a senior, saw action at first base, pitcher and shortstop during the season and was also named first team All-PSAC Central Division as a utility player in 2009. As a hitter Reed finished second on the team in hitting with a mark of .361 and led the team in runs scored with 36, hits with 48, doubles with 11, triples with three, homers with seven and in RBI with 31. In the circle, Reed was 15-7 with a 1.60 ERA. She struck out 154 and walked just 27 in 131 innings of work. She had 15 complete games, six shutouts and allowed just 32 earned runs on the year. In her career Reed had previously been named first team All-PSAC East as a shortstop in 2008, first team at both shortstop and pitcher in 2006 and second team All-PSAC as a shortstop in 2007.

Bloomsburg finished the year 34-11 and made its 27th straight trip to the NCAA Division II championships.