Philadelphia, PA- The 2009 CACC Softball All-Conference team has been announced and the Philadelphia University Lady Rams have two student-athletes who made the list this year. The teams are voted on by the CACC head coaches.
PhilaU junior outfielder Jen Richard (Millstone Twp., NJ/ Allentown) was named to the First Team after leading the Lady Rams to their first-ever CACC postseason appearance. Richard is batting a team-high .329 this year, starting in all 41 games. The NJ native has a team-high 47 hits and a .368 on-base percentage. She leads the team in runs (29) and has eight RBIs.
Freshman pitcher Ali Schmidt (Cordova, MD/ Easton) earned Second Team honors after a sensational rookie campaign with the Lady Rams. Schmidt is currently ranked 12th in the nation in strikeouts per seven innings (10.2). She has a 2.10 ERA with 17 wins this year. She has 255 total strikeouts in 176 innings pitched and has held opposing batters to a .164 average.