Truman State softball's Christa Reisinger named First-Team All-Midwest Region


Softball's 2018 award season is in full effect and so far, it has been kind to Truman State University softball center fielder, Christa Reisinger, Reisinger was given an NFCA First-Team All-Midwest Region nod for the third time in as many years.

After being named GLVC Player of the Week twice, a top-25 finalist for Schutt Sports/NFCA Division II National Player of the Year, GLVC Player of the Year, and First-Team All-GLVC

Among the GLVC's statistical leaders, the Winfield, Mo. product is first in batting average (.458), first in on-base percentage (.554), first in runs scored (49), first in stolen bases (38), second in walks (28), second in slugging percentage (.775), tied for third in hits (65), tied for third in triples (5), sixth in home runs (10), and tied for ninth in runs batted in (37). Despite being an All-American according to three different sources as a sophomore, Reisinger set new career highs in triples, home runs, slugging, and hit-by-pitches (5).

Nationally, the left-handed speedster is seventh in on-base percentage, 10th in stolen bases per game (0.83), 20th in average, 32nd in slugging, 34th in triples, and 42nd in runs per game (1.07). With one season left to play, Reisinger's rapid ascent up the school's career record book continues as she is now first in average (.461), second in hits (245), second in runs (171), second in stolen bases (119), tied for second in triples (13), tied for fourth in total bases (373), and eighth in home runs (25).

Courtesy Truman State University

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