McIlwain, Carney named to SLIAC softball teams

The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference announced the 2018 Softball All-Conference award winners during the first day of the conference tournament. Iowa Wesleyan had two individuals receive All-Conference recognition.

Samantha McIlwain was named Second Team All-Conference Pitcher. McIlwain ended the regular season in second place on the the conference leaderboards, finishing the season with 93 strikeouts.

She led the Tigers with 103 innings pitched and pitched fourteen complete games. On the season, McIlwain recorded two shutouts and one save. With her sixth strike out against Webster University in her final game of the season, McIlwain became the career strikeout record holder for Iowa Wesleyan with 451 career strikeouts.

Zoie Carney earned All-Sportsmanship Team honors for the 2018 season. Carney played in nine games this season for the Tigers. The SLIAC recognizes one member from each institution that best represents the qualities of sportsmanship throughout the season.