ROLLA, MO (KWSN) – Augustana’s Theresa McMahon and Jenelle Trautmann were named to the Daktronics All-America team. McMahon was a second team selection while Trautmann was named to the third team.
This marks the first All-America honor for McMahon, a senior utility player. The Hartford, S.D. native led the Vikings with 59 hits, 36 runs, and a .457 on-base percentage. McMahon was second on the squad with a .353 batting average and 28 runs batted in.
McMahon smashed nine home runs this season, second on the Vikings, and holds the record for career home runs at Augustana with 43. In the field, McMahon played catcher and outfield to near perfection. In 256 fielding attempts, the senior committed just one error for a .996 fielding average, second on the team.Trautmann, who was named to the NFCA All-America second team last season, was selected as the utility player/pitcher for the Daktronics All-America Third Team.
Trautmann tied her own school record with 18 home runs for the second consecutive year. She shares the record with McMahon. The sophomore Hastings, Minn. native led the Vikings in home runs, RBI (48), and slugging percentage (.731), while recording a .333 batting average and 52 hits, third on the team.
In the circle, Trautmann posted a 25-11 record while maintaining a 2.52 earned run average and holding opponents to a .241 batting average. The sophomore right-hander racked up 208 strikeouts in 216.2 innings pitched. Trautmann's 25 wins ranks 10th in the Augustana record books for wins in a season.
McMahon and Trautmann are the third and fourth softball players in Augustana history to earn Daktronics All-America honors. Jenny Brown was named Daktronics All-America honorable mention in 2011, while Chelsey Durland was named honorable mention in 2012.
The Vikings finished their season with a 32-17 overall record, making their fourth straight and 21st overall NCAA Tournament appearance, and finished sixth in the NSIC regular season with a 17-9 mark.
Courtesy: Augustana College