Former All-American Peel Named to NPF All-Star Team
BATON ROUGE — Former LSU softball All-American Trena Peel was one of 28 players named to the National Pro Fastpitch All-Star teams, which will compete in a two-game series in Oklahoma City, Okla., on July 13 and 14.
Peel is a starter in the Akron Racer outfield, batting .254 on the season with a double, two triples and a home run. In addition, she has knocked in a team-best 12 runs and is tied for the team lead with 10 stolen bases.
From 1999-2002, Peel was a starter in the LSU outfield. She led the nation in triples her senior season while being named a National Fastpitch Coaches Association second-team All-American and an Easton first-team All-American. She was also the inaugural Southeastern Conference Athlete of the Year in 2002.
The 2004 All-Star series will feature two teams comprised of NPF’s top players fighting for geographical bragging rights and midseason supremacy. Judy Martino of the Akron Racers will coach the East All-Stars, while the West team will be led by Texas Thunder head coach Wayne Daigle.
The East All-Stars will consist of standouts from the Akron Racers, New England Riptide and NY/NJ Juggernaut, while the West All-Stars will include all-stars from the Arizona Heat, California Sunbirds and Texas Thunder.
In addition to the NPF All-Star series, the two all-star teams will take on the USA National Team in a doubleheader on July 13. The first game is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m.
P- Leigh Ann Ellis (New England)
P- Jocelyn Forest (New England)
P- Amanda Scott (New York/New Jersey)
C- Lindsey Collins-Miller (New York/New Jersey)
C- Jen Poore (Akron)
1B- Kellie Wilkerson (New York/New Jersey)
1B- Nicole Trimboli (Akron)
2B- Brandi Stuart (Akron)
2B – Carri Leto (New York/New Jersey)
SS- Lyndsey Klein (New York/New Jersey)
3B- Jaclyn Pasquerella (New York/New Jersey)
OF- Iyhia McMichael (Akron)
OF- Gina Oaks (New York/New Jersey)
OF- Trena Peel (Akron)
P- Erica Beach (Arizona)
P- Peaches Hames (Texas)
P- Christa Williams (Texas)
C- Julie Marshall (California)
C- Ryan Realmuto (Texas)
1B- Wendy Allen (Arizona)
2B- Lindsay Gardner (Texas)
3B- Clare Burnum (Texas)
3B- Nancy Evans (Arizona)
3B- Jamie Foutch (California)
IF- Lisha Ribellia (Arizona)
OF- Cheryl Bolding (Arizona)
OF- Erin Evans (Texas)
OF- Kristen Zaleski (Texas)