Columbia softball senior Taylor Troutt earned NFCA Mid-Atlantic All-Region accolades when the association announced its 389 Div. I honorees on Thursday. The Ivy League Player of the Year was a Second Team selection at second base.
Columbia softball senior second baseman Taylor Troutt was named Ivy League Player of the Year to highlight a total of eight Lions earning All-Ivy League honors. The league office announced its postseason honors and awards, as voted on by the eight head coaches, Wednesday afternoon.
The Columbia softball team put together one of its best seasons in program history in 2018. The season included multiple record-breaking performances, the first winning season since 2002 and the first winning Ivy League season in program history.
Senior Taylor Troutt has been named the Ivy League softball Player of the Week for her efforts when Columbia took two of three games at Cornell.
Taylor Troutt went 3-for-5 in the loss, ending the season with a .500 batting average in Ivy League play.
Columbia scored 15 runs in both wins over Cornell today in Ithaca.
The Columbia softball team (19-18, 11-7 Ivy) concludes the regular season with a three-game series at Cornell (12-21, 7-8 Ivy) this Saturday and Sunday.
Sophomore Sommer Grzybek was named Ivy League Softball Player of the Week on Monday. The selection is the second of Grzybek's career.
The Columbia softball senior class played its final home game on Sunday afternoon, but the defending Ivy League champion Princeton Tigers were able to avoid a series sweep, 9-0, in five innings.
Four-hit days from senior Taylor Troutt and sophomore Sommer Grzybek led the Columbia softball team to a pair of lopsided victories over defending Ivy League champion Princeton, 9-1 (6) and 9-0 (5), Saturday afternoon at the Columbia Softball Stadium.
The Columbia softball team (17-17, 9-6 Ivy) celebrates the careers of its senior class this weekend when it hosts Princeton (8-22, 6-6 Ivy) for a three-game series. Saturday's doubleheader begins at 12:30 p.m., followed by the series finale and Senior Day on Sunday, also at 12:30 p.m.
Four errors proved costly, as the Columbia softball team dropped a non-conference game against Monmouth, 5-4, Wednesday afternoon at MU Softball Park.