- Michalowski named Rookie of the Year -
New York, N.Y. - The Farmingdale State softball team had five players named All-Conference this season in voting conducted by the leagues eight head coaches.
Senior shortstop Hillary Genova (Brentwood, N.Y.), junior outfielder Michelle Mongiello (Elmont, N.Y.), sophomore catcher Meagan Anderson (Patchogue, N.Y.), freshman third baseman Andrea Klarman (Medford, N.Y.) and freshman first baseman Lori Michalowski (Lindenhurst) were all named First Team All-Skyline.
Genova started 30 games and is batting .313 this season. She is third on the Rams in runs scored (21) and sixth in hits (30) and slugging percentage (.396). Genova holds an impressive .930 fielding percentage from her shortstop position.
Mongiello started 33 games and has a .375 average in 112 at-bats. She leads Farmingdale State in RBI (32) and is ranked second in both hits (42) and doubles (16). Mongiello is currently 14th in the nation for doubles per game.
Anderson, who started 33 games, is batting a team-leading .508 this year. She led Farmingdale State in runs (47), hits (60), doubles (18), triples (4), slugging percentage (.805), on-base percentage (.554) and stolen bases (6) and ranked second in RBI (26). In Division III, Anderson is seventh in both doubles and runs per game, 15th in batting average and 21st in on-base percentage.
Klarman, in her rookie season at Farmingdale State, started 28 games and is second on the team with a .434 batting average. She leads the team in home runs (4) and assists (35), is second in slugging percentage (.687) and on-base percentage (.478) and third in RBI (24).
Michalowski, the Skyline Conference Rookie of the Year, appeared in 30 games, while starting 29. She is batting .432 (third best on FSC), and is ranked second in home runs (3) and third in hits (38), doubles (9), slugging percentage (.687) and on-base percentage (.462).
2014 SKYLINE SOFTBALL ALL-CONFERENCE TEAM
Meagan Anderson - Farmingdale State - So. - C - Patchogue, N.Y.
%Lori Michalowski - Farmingdale State - Fr. - 1B - Lindenhurst, N.Y.
Shannon Sommer - Mount Saint Mary - Fr. - 2B - Brewster, N.Y.
*Hillary Faas - Sage - Sr. - SS - East Greenbush, N.Y.
Hillary Genova - Farmingdale State - Sr. - SS - Brentwood, N.Y.
Andrea Klarman - Farmingdale State - Fr. - 3B - Medford, N.Y.
Danielle Soto - Mount Saint Mary - Jr. - 3B - Miller Place, N.Y.
Jennifer Jean - Old Westbury - Sr. - OF - Levittown, N.Y.
Michelle Mongiello - Farmingdale State - Jr. - OF - Elmont, N.Y.
Julianne Tierney - St. Joseph's-L.I. - Jr. - OF - Bethpage, N.Y.
Katie Kovage - Sage - So. - DP - Hoosick Falls, N.Y.
Ashley Peel - Mount Saint Mary - Sr. - UT - Shelton, Conn.
*Mackenzie Heizer - Mount Saint Vincent - Fr. - P - Vacaville, Calif.
Kathleen Davis - Mount Saint Vincent - Jr. - P - Beacon, N.Y.
Melanie Boccio - St. Joseph's-L.I. - Jr. - C- Manorville, N.Y.
Stephanie Karcher - Mount Saint Mary - Jr. - C - Oxford, Conn.
Christi Bruin - NYU-Poly - Sr. - 1B - Auburn, Wash.
Karina Amaro - NYU-Poly - Sr. - 2B - Goleta, Calif.
Brittany Lee - Mount Saint Vincent - Fr. - SS - Newton, N.J.
Alexis Ferrero - Old Westbury - Fr. - 3B - North Bellmore, N.Y.
Sabrina Gordek - Mount Saint Mary - So. - OF - Levittown, N.Y.
Danielle Maffei - Mount Saint Vincent - So. - OF - Valhalla, N.Y.
Valerie Schwein - NYU-Poly - Fr. - OF - Agawam, Mass.
ToniAnn Licata - Purchase - Jr. - DP - Mount Kisco, N.Y.
Kristen Beikirch - Sage - Jr. - UT - Brockport, N.Y.
Victoria Goldbach - Mount Saint Mary - So. - P - Middle Village, N.Y.
*Player of the Year: Hillary Faas, Sage
*Pitcher of the Year: Mackenzie Heizer, Mount Saint Vincent
%Rookie of the Year: Lori Michalowski, Farmingdale State
Coach of the Year: Mark Roldan, Mount Saint Vincent
Tournament MVP: Meagan Anderson, Farmingdale State
To view the complete Skyline Conference press release, click HERE.