Auburn, AL – Following their outstanding play this past weekend, Austin Peay State University (APSU) softball players Jordan Benefiel and Lexi Osowski-Anderson were selected to the Auburn Tiger Invitational All-Tournament Team.
Benefiel, a junior pitcher from Pendleton, Indiana, threw three complete games at the tournament, including shutouts of Dayton and Villanova, while posting a 1.75 ERA, A WHIP of 1.000 and holding opposing batters to a .192 batting average. She also pitched 19 shutout innings in her 20 total innings in the circle during the tournament.
Osowski-Anderson, a graduate third baseman from San Diego, California, batted .333 over the weekend, collecting five hits – including the game-winning RBI with her first home run of the season against Villanova – and finished with a .533 slugging percentage and a .375 on-base percentage.
She also recorded her 200th career hit with her first-inning single against No. 21 nationally ranked Auburn on Sunday.
Also earning spots on the all-tournament team were: Auburn: Maddie Penta, Nelia Peralta, Bri Ellis, Annabelle Widra, Lindsey Garcia; Dayton: Emma Schutter, Kaelene Walker, Quinn Pallardy; Villanova: Victoria Sebastian.