Schouten Voted MVP, Four Named to All-Tournament Team

The American Midwest Conference has announced its inaugural AMC Softball All-Tournament Team, selected by the eight tournament-qualifying coaches. Columbia College’s Ella Schouten was named the Tournament MVP. She pitched all 28 innings for the Cougars, going 4-0 and did not allow an earned run. She struck out 40 hitters. The MVP is voted on by a selection committee made up by the AMC staff and two coaches. Other Cougars on the All-Tournament team are Emily King, who had four hits with two RBI, including the walk-off home run against Cottey; Abigail Pringer, who had four hits with one RBI; and Athena Wheeler, who hit the walk-off home run against Cottey in the championship game.