MEDIA, Pa. -- Penn State Brandywine's Katie DeStefano (Kennett Square, Pa./Kennett) and Arianna Segich (Ocean City, N.J./Ocean City) were both selected as second team softball all-Americans by the United States Collegiate Athletic Association recently.
Now a two-time all-American after claiming first team accolades as a freshman, DeStefano batted .386 with 29 runs scored and 18 runs batted in during 36 games this season. She tied for second on the team with 12 extra-base hits, including six triples, a total that stood second nationally.
In the circle, DeStefano won five games and struck out 28 batters in 41.0 innings pitched. She fired the first no-hitter of her career at Penn State Wilkes Barre on April 9.
DeStefano owns 19 victories and 152 strikeouts during 44 career appearances in the circle. She also is a .375 hitter with 81 hits and 56 RBI during the last three seasons.
The PSUAC Player of the Year, Segich ranked second nationally with 36 stolen bases and tied for seventh with 50 hits. She became the second Lion to cross the 100 hit mark for her career at the USCAA World Series on May 16 against Judson College and collected at least one knock in 30-of-34 games overall this spring. Segich batted .450, while scoring 37 runs, tied for the sixth-highest total in the USCAA.
In 77 career games, Segich owns 101 hits and is a .421 hitter. She has stolen 71 bases in 74 attempts, while scoring 87 runs and collecting five home runs and 47 runs batted in.
Brandywine finished in fourth place at the USCAA Tournament for the second consecutive season. The Lions have won at least 23 games in three-straight years.
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May 17, 2017 Brandywine Finishes Fourth At USCAA World Series
May 16, 2017 Pomeroys Top Lions In National Quarterfinals
May 15, 2017 DeRosa No-Hits SUNY Canton In USCAA Opener
May 12, 2017 Softball Headed Back To Akron For USCAA World Series
April 27, 2017 Brandywine Victorious In Final Regular-Season Games
April 22, 2017 Brandywine Celebrates Senior Day With Two Victories
April 20, 2017 Lions Drop Home Twinbill To F&M
April 19, 2017 Segich And Spitaletta Earn USCAA Hitter Of The Week Honors
April 18, 2017 Widener Takes Two From Brandywine
April 14, 2017 Brandywine Bests Hazleton In First-Place Showdown
April 13, 2017 Brandywine Rallies For Split At Hazleton
April 11, 2017 DeStefano, Samohod Earn PSUAC Weekly Honors
April 11, 2017 DeRosa Lands Second Pitcher Of The Week Honor From USCAA
April 11, 2017 Lions Remain Unbeaten In PSUAC With Routs Of Schuylkill
April 9, 2017 DeRosa, DeStefano No-Hit Wilkes Barre
April 7, 2017 Brandywine Posts Lopsided Victories Over Wilkes Barre
April 3, 2017 Brandywine Drops Two At Wesley
March 28, 2017 DeRosa, Segich Earn National Player Of The Week Awards
March 25, 2017 Pitching Dominates Scranton; Allman Records 100th Hit
March 25, 2017 Lions Complete Saturday Sweep Of Scranton
March 22, 2017 Penn State Honors Brandywine Student-Athletes For Academics
March 8, 2017 Brandywine Falls In Final Florida Matchups
March 7, 2017 Pitching Leads Brandywine To First Two Victories
March 5, 2017 Lions Defeated By Juniata, Pitt-Greensburg
March 4, 2017 Brandywine Drops Season Openers In Florida
March 2, 2017 Softball Season Kicks Off Saturday In Florida
October 27, 2016 Four Brandywine Softball Players Honored For Academics