Three Huskies Named To WCWS All-Tournament Team

June 7, 2007

SEATTLE-- After leading the Washington softball team to a third place national finish last week, three Huskies have been named to the 12-person Women's College World Series All-Tournament Team, including Ashley Charters, Danielle Lawrie and Dena Tyson. The trio become the first Washington players to be named to the WCWS All-Tournament team since 2000.

Charters led the Huskies with a .364 average (4-for-11), including a pair of doubles and three runs scored. She also boasted a .500 on-base percentage, was perfect on defense at shortstop and was 3-for-4 in stolen bases.

Lawrie earned all four decisions for Washington in the circle, finishing her first WCWS with a 2-2 record. 1.72 earned run average and 35 strikeouts in 23 innings. Lawrie tossed a no-hitter vs. DePaul in the WCWS opener and threw a one-hitter the next day vs. Northwestern to propel UW into the national semifinal game. The no-hitter vs. DePaul marked just the 16th no-no in WCWS history and the first-ever by a Washington pitcher. It was Lawrie's second career no-hitter after throwing a perfect game vs. Utah Valley State last season.

Tyson led Washington with four of the team's 11 RBIs during the WCWS. She hit .300 (3-for-10) with a home run and a .600 slugging percentage. Her two-run home run vs. DePaul tied her for fifth on the UW career list with 35 home runs.

Here is a look at the complete WCWS All-Tournament Team:

Monica Abbott, Senior, Pitcher, Tennessee
Ashley Charters, Junior, Shortstop, Washington
India Chiles, Senior, Outfielder, Tennessee
Kristie Fox, Senior, Shortstop, Arizona
Danielle Lawrie, Sophomore, Pitcher, Washington
Jenae Leles, Sophomore, Third Baseman, Arizona
Caitlin Lowe, Senior, Centerfielder, Arizona
Ashley Monceaux, Senior, Infielder, Baylor
Lindsay Schutzler, Senior, Centerfielder, Tennessee
Dena Tyson, Senior, First Baseman, Washington
Tammy Williams, Sophomore, Shortstop, Northwestern

Most Outstanding Player: Taryne Mowatt, Junior, Pitcher, Arizona

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