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Canyons Has Nine Players Earn All-WSC Honors, Chatman & Ludy Named to All-SoCal Team

Canyons Has Nine Players Earn All-WSC Honors, Chatman & Ludy Named to All-SoCal Team

The College of the Canyons softball program had nine players earn All-Western State Conference (WSC), East Division honors, including two who were also selected to the California Community College Fastpitch Coaches Association (3CFCA) All-Southern California Team.

COC freshman shortstop Danielle Chatman and freshman outfielder Heidi Ludy were both named to the All-SoCal Team after finishing first and second on the team, respectively, in batting average. 

Chatman leads COC with a .477 batting average to also rank fourth in the conference entering this weekend's California Community College Athletic Association (CCCAA) Super Regional playoff series. 

She is also the team leader in runs (54) and tied for the top spot in home runs (8). Her 61 hits and .514 on-base percentage both rank second on the team. She has also added 42 RBIs and 12 stolen bases along the way, while striking out just once this season.

Ludy is batting .467 to rank second on the team and fifth in the conference. She has 44 RBIs and 18 stolen bases on the year to go with a team-leading .518 on-base percentage.

Both Chatman and Ludy were All-WSC First Team selections, along with sophomore pitcher Alexis Ramirez.

Ramirez finished the regular season with a 12-7 record in 25 starts. The right-hander tossed 115 and 1/3 innings with an ERA of 4.35 while striking out 58 batters.

All-WSC Second Team selections included sophomore center fielder Melanie Abzun and freshman infielders Sienna Vannoy, Micayla Aguilar and Katie Clinkunbroomer.

Abzun leads the Cougars in hits (63), doubles (15) and stolen bases (20) while batting .423 from the leadoff spot. Her eight home runs are tied with Chatman for the team lead, while her 50 runs rank second.

Vannoy and Aguilar split time between first base and the designated player position this season, with each slugging their way to All-WSC honors. Vannoy is batting .419 with seven home runs, 46 RBIs, 50 runs and 11 stolen bases.

Meanwhile, Aguilar is hitting at a .426 clip with six home runs, 47 RBIs and 40 runs.

Clinkunbroomer is batting .299 with 13 runs, 14 RBIs and seven stolen bases in 37 games at second base.

Sophomore Azmarheen Anderson and Alexis Avila were both designated as Honorable Mention selections.

Anderson, who split time behind the dish and in the outfield, is batting .375 with seven home runs, 32 RBIs, 45 runs and 14 stolen bases.

Avila has a .352 batting average to go with 35 runs, 27 RBIs and 13 stolen bases.

Canyons will next face No. 1 seed and Orange Empire Conference champion Cypress College (42-0, 21-0) in the opening game of the Super Regional at 1 p.m. Friday, May 12.

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