Softball pitcher Aubrey Voboril was named an NAIA honorable mention All-American.
Aubrey Voboril, a senior pitcher from Wahoo, Neb., was named to the honorable mention list of the 2016 NAIA All-America Softball Team.
Voboril, the 2016 Great Plains Athletic Conference (GPAC) Pitcher of the Year, had a 21-3 record with four saves and a 1.83 earned run average for a Morningside team that won GPAC regular season and post-season tournament championships and won the Morningside Bracket of the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round en route to its first-ever appearance in the NAIA Softball World Series.
Voboril led the Mustangs with her 1.83 earned run average and also topped the team with 27 starts, 13 complete games, and eight shutouts. Voboril walked only 26 batters and had 143 strikeouts in a team-high 172.1 innings pitched. She allowed 148 hits while limiting the opposition to a .227 batting average.
She pitched abbreviated five-inning perfect games against Dordt College in the regular season and against Doane College in the GPAC Championship Series. Voboril allowed only one hit in six innings against Grand View University in the Morningside Bracket of the NAIA Softball National Championship Opening Round and then twirled a complete game two-hitter against the University of Great Falls in the winner’s bracket final. She had a season’s high 14 strikeouts in six innings in an 8-0 victory against Mount Marty College.
Morningside posted a 47-10 record during the 2016 campaign to set a school record for wins in a season.
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