Softball Honors and Awards

Team Captains
1994    Blades, Michelle, of
        Jackson, Deana, p
1995    Bowles, Kirsten, inf
        Myers, Angie, inf
        Stall, Tonya, of
1996    Dennis, Kim, inf
        Manduca, Nicci, util
        Myers, Angie, inf
1997    Denny, Susan, c
        Mercier, Sam, 2b
        Schoen, Jenny, of
1998    Billen, Kristin, 1b
        Mercier, Sam, 2b
        Schoen, Jenny, of
1999    Billen, Kristin, 1b
        Mercier, Sam, 2b
2000    Maher, Danica, c 
        Nixon, Shahara, of 
        Tortorelli, Lynne, of 


Most Valuable Players
1994    Denny, Susan, c
1995    Denny, Susan, c
1996    Markert, Jenn, p
1997    Mercier, Sam, 2b
        Scheve, Sheryl, p
        Schoen, Jenny, of
1998    Mercier, Sam, 2b
1999    Mercier, Sam, 2b 
        Szany, Denise, util 


All-Big Ten
1995    Denny, Susan, 2nd team, c
        Schoen, Jenny, 2nd team, of
1996    Markert, Jenn, 1st team, p
        Mercier, Sam, 2nd team, inf
        Smart, Mandy, 2nd team, of
1997    Blasnick, Jenn, 1st team, util
        Schoen, Jenny, 1st team, of
        Mercier, Sam, 2nd team, inf
        Scheve, Sheryl, 2nd team, p
1998    Mercier, Sam, inf
        Scheve, Sheryl, p
        Szany, Denise, util
1999    Mercier, Sam, inf 

All-Mideast Region
1994    Blasnick, Jenn, 2nd team, inf
1995    Schoen, Jenny, 1st team, of
1996    Denny, Susan, 1st team, c
        Blasnick, Jenn, 2nd team, dp
        Mercier, Sam, 2nd team, inf
        Myers, Angie, 2nd team, util
1997    Scheve, Sheryl, 1st team, p
        Schoen, Jenny, 1st team, of
1998    Boland, Kristie, inf
        Schoen, Jenny, of
        Szany, Denise, util
1999    Crabtree, Katie, 3b 
        Mercier, Sam, 2b

Academic All-Big Ten
1994    Antey, Shelly
        Pinter, Yvette
1995    Blasnick, Jenn
        Denny, Susan
        Meister, Jody
        Teranishi, Cheri
1996    Blasnick, Jenn
        Dennis, Kim
        Martino, Jaime
        Meister, Jody
        Schoen, Jenny
        Whitmore, Shannon
1997    Billen, Kristin
        Blasnick, Jenn
        Boland, Kristie 
        Denny, Susan
        Martino, Jaime
        Meister, Jody
        Schoen, Jenny
        Smart, Mandy
1998    Billen, Kristin
        Boland, Kristie
        Crawford, Jacki
        Martino, Jaime
        Nixon, Shahara
        Schoen, Jenny
        Smart, Mandy
1999    Billen, Kristin 
        Maher, Danica 
        Smart, Mandy 
        Tortorelli, Lynne 

CoSIDA GTE Academic All-America District Team 
1996        Schoen, Jenny
1997        Denny, Susan
1998        Schoen, Jenny 
1999        Smart, Mandy 

Purdue Softball Best Offensive Player
1994    Blasnick, Jenn
1995    Denny, Susan
        Schoen, Jenny
1996    Denny, Susan
        Myers, Angie
1997    Blasnick, Jenn
        Schoen, Jenny
1998    Mercier, Sam
        Szany, Denise
1999    Crabtree, Katie 
        Szany, Denise 

Purdue Softball Best Defensive Player
1994        Myers, Angie
1995        Myers, Angie
1996        Mercier, Sam
1997        Mercier, Sam
1998        Nixon, Shahara
            Schoen, Jenny
            Smart, Mandy
1999        Mercier, Sam 

Purdue Softball Most Outstanding Pitcher 
1994        Jackson, Deanna
1995        Markert, Jenn
1996        Markert, Jenn
1997        Scheve, Sheryl
1998        Scheve, Sheryl
1999        Crouse, Nicole 

Purdue Softball Most Improved Player
1994        Bowles, Kristen
            Meister, Jody
1995        Bottino, Laura
1996        Manduca, Nicci
1997        Deno, Jenny
1998        Nixon, Shahara
1999        Tortorelli, Lynne 

Purdue Softball Make-It-Happen Award
1994        Blades, Michelle
1995        Manduca, Nicci
1996        Myers, Angie
1997        Mercier, Sam
1998        Crawford, Jacki
1999        Billen, Kristin