Cantler And Foster Named All-Conference

Lafayette, La. (5/10/11) –  North Texas first baseman Mallory Cantler was named Sun Belt All-Conference for the fourth straight year, as released Tuesday by the league office. Freshman third baseman Brooke Foster was named second-team all-conference.

Cantler has been named to the first or second all-conference teams all four years of her career. She is the only North Texas softball player to accomplish that feat. She was named first-team all-conference her first three years at North Texas and was named to the second team in 2011. Foster is the third North Texas softball player to earn all-conference honors as a freshman. Cantler received first-team all-conference honors as a freshman in 2008.

Cantler led the Mean Green in 2011 with a .319 batting average, 51 hits and 32 RBI. She led the team and is tied for seventh among conference leaders with nine home runs. Five of her home runs came against Sun Belt teams, including two in a single game against ULL. Cantler set the career doubles record at North Texas in 2011. She led the team with 15 multi-hit games, including eight against conference opponents.

The senior holds many of the career records at North Texas, including batting average, on-base percentage, slugging percentage, fielding percentage, career doubles and multiple-hit games. She is second in career hits and RBI and third in home runs. She holds the single-season records for batting average, hits, doubles and on-base percentages.

Foster had an impressive freshman campaign for the Mean Green. She led the team with three triples and 10 stolen bases. The third baseman was fifth on the team with a .276 batting average and fourth with 37 hits. She posted a .322 batting average in Sun Belt play, which was 15th among conference leaders.

She went 4-for-4 with two RBI against UTSA, including a triple, double and two singles in the win. She became the sixth Mean Green player to post four hits in a single game. Foster finished second on the team with 10 multi-hit games. Six of them came against conference opponents. She posted two-multi-hit games against WKU, including a two-run homer in win against WKU. She also went 3-for-3 against FAU.



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