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Southeastern Places Five on All-Southland Teams Including Amber Sather

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HAMMOND ??After helping the Southeastern Louisiana softball team earn its first Southland Conference Tournament appearance since 2008, five Lady Lions received recognition as part of the 2013 All-Southland Conference Softball Teams, which were released by the league office on Tuesday.
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Representing Southeastern on the second team were senior outfielder?Michelle Duhe?and freshman outfielder?Katie Lacour. Sophomore third baseman?Megan Moorewas a third team selection, while senior outfielder?Kelsey Nichols?and freshman designated player?Amber Sather?were honorable mention choices. The five honorees were the most for the program since six Lady Lions were All-Southland in 2002. {{more}}
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The Southeastern quintet of All-Southland Conference players were all key figures for a Lady Lion squad that finished the regular season having tied a single-season school record for victories and more than doubling last season’s win total.
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Rounding out the Southeastern All-Conference contingent is Sather. In her first season with the program, the Kennedale, Texas native has become the fourth player in school history to reach double-digit home runs in a season. She leads the team with 10 home runs and 28 walks to go with 38 RBI, six doubles and a .561 slugging percentage.
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?I’ve never coached a player who hits it as hard or as far as Amber,? Langlois said. ?Having her power in the middle of the lineup for the next three years is a huge luxury for us. There’s no doubt in my mind that she’s going to break every career power record we have if she continues to work hard and improve.?
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After leading McNeese State to the Southland regular season title, Cowgirl head coach Mike Smith was named the league’s Coach of the Year. The All-Southland Conference Softball Teams were selected by the league’s head coaches and sports information directors.
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Article first published in May, 2013 in the Southeastern Louisiana ?University Athletic Website. This is a condensed version of the original article that can be found at?http://www.lionsports.net/news/2013/5/7/SB_0507132126.aspx

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