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TUESDAY, MAY 01, 2012
Six Falcons Earn WVIAC Honors

PRINCETON, W.Va. -- Six Fairmont State players earned All-WVIAC honors, including first team selections Chelsea Cobb and Abbey Wilson.

Freshman Carly Mundie earned second team honors, while Holly Frampton, Brittany Tallhamer and Terri Lynn Wolfe earned honorable mention recognition.

West Virginia State's Brittany Hyatt was named the league's Player of the Year, and West Virginia Wesleyan's Hillary Perez-Ashley was the Pitcher of the Year, and Charleston's Emily Fultz was the Freshman of the Year. WVWC's Steve Warner was tabbed as the WVIAC Coach of the Year after guiding the Bobcats to the regular season and conference title.

Cobb, a junior from Dunbar, W.Va., led the WVIAC in the regular season in wins. She finished the year with a 21-9 record with 22 complete games and four shutouts. She struckout 161 batters in 182.2 innings pitched.

Wilson, a senior from Parkersburg, W.Va., was a dominant force offensively for Fairmont State leading the teams in batting average (.388), hits (62), doubles (17), home runs (15), RBI (55), total bases (124) and slugging (.775). At shortstop, she committed just 15 errors on the season. The 15 home runs were a FSU single season record.

Mundie, from Pittsburgh, Pa., had a strong rookie campaign batting .324 with 12 home runs and 48 RBI. Her 12 home runs were the most ever by a freshman at Fairmont State. She was second only to Wilson in nearly every offensive category.

Frampton, a junior from Pine City, N.Y., tied for the team lead with 45 runs scored and batted .297 for FSU as the starting center fielder. She slugged .465 with eight doubles and six home runs, and drove in 19 from her two-spot in the lineup.

Tallhamer, a senior from Parkersburg, W.Va., batted .306 for the Falcons with 25 RBI. She hit six doubles and three home runs and scored 17 runs. She committed just four errors (fielding percentage of .988) starting 50 games at first base for FSU.

Wolfe, a freshman from Steubenville, Ohio, batted .285 as the team's leadoff hitter. She tied for the team lead in runs scored with 45 and stole five bases. She notched nine doubles, belted five home runs and drove in 22 on the year.