Following an action packed regular season that began in Calgary on the Labour Day long weekend the Lethbridge Pronghorns hosted the 2012 WCSA Championships Sept. 29 & 30 where the University of Saskatchewan successfully defended their title with a win over the University of Calgary Dinos. The SAIT Trojans defeated the University of Regina Cougars to take home the bronze. Their WCSA gold and silver finishes earned the U of S and U of Calgary a spot in the 2013 national championships.
This year's Canadian Collegiate Softball Association (CCSA) National Championships were hosted by the University of Regina, October 5 - 8. At this year's championship tournament, WCSA's University of Saskatchewan Lady Saxon's picked up a bronze medal after defeating the Humber College Hawks 10-6. The Lady Saxons battled wind, cold and a 6-1 deficit to win the bronze medal game in Regina. In the gold medal game the University of Western Ontario Mustangs avenged an earlier loss to Durham College Lords and successfully defended their national title in a 10-2 win against the Lords.
A pair of Lady Saxons picked up two tournament awards as Lindsay Hrycuik (below right) was selected as the top pitcher and Alyssa Nerbas won top batter with an impressive .625 tournament average. SAIT Trojan Callee Heywood was named the top defensive player playing all five games at 2B without commiting an error on 20 total chances. Three other WCSA athletes: Mallory Shalovelo (U of S), Jen Penner (U of S) and U of Regina's Chenelle Mitchell (below left) were also recognized as CCSA National Championship Tournament All Stars.
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