Saint Leo, Fla. (May 7, 2008) – Saint Leo University softball player Ashley Urbanik (Jr., Riverview, Fla.) was named to the Daktronics First Team Al-South Region Softball Team it was announced on Wednesday.
Urbanik, who was earlier named the 2008 Sunshine State Conference Player of the Year on Wednesday, led Saint Leo as one of the most versatile performers in the SSC and the south region. She posted a 25-8 regular season record with 230 strikeouts and a 1.09 ERA in 2008.
The junior also helped herself at the plate, as she batted .315 with 44 RBI and 14 home runs. In addition, Urbanik slugged .658 in 2008, which was fifth in the SSC.
Urbanik tossed a complete-game eight-inning one hitter on Wednesday, helping Saint Leo to defeat Valdosta State 3-2 in the opening round of the 2008 NCAA South Region Tournament in Miami Shores, Fla. The third seeded Lions will face either second seed Alabama-Huntsville or seventh seed West Florida on Thursday at 4:00 p.m. in the winner’s bracket game at Buccaneer Field.