ST. LOUIS – Westminster softball was predicted to place second in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, based on a poll from the league's head coaches. The Blue Jays received a first-place vote and tied Spalding with 63 points in the poll. Eureka was picked as the favorite with 71 points and six first-place votes.
Guthrie returns after finishing third in the SLIAC in batting average (.493) and on-base percentage (.544). In addition to earning SLIAC All-Conference accolades Guthrie was a Fastpitch News All-American Honorable Mention and Second Team National Fastpitch Coaches Association All-Region.
Huskey hit .380 last season and finished tied for third on the team with 16 RBI. Myers, a Third Team pick in 2017 and 2018, hit .319 last season with two home runs and 122 RBI.
Westminster also returns a pair of Third Team picks in Taylor White and Madison Ingram. White stole a team-leader 12 bases last season and led the league with five triples. Ingram posted a 6-6 record on the mound with seven complete games. Her 73 strikeouts were good for third in the SLIAC
The Blue Jays open their season at home on February 22 with a doubleheader against William Woods.
The full release from the SLIAC can be viewed here.