CLEVELAND - The Mid-American Conference announced Monday its Softball All-Academic Team for the 2014 season. Making the squad for Miami was senior second baseman Kristy Arbour. This is her first career Academic All-MAC honor.
Arbour was previously named First Team All-MAC for the first time in her career. She hit .310 on the season with a career-high 15 RBI. In league play she hit .354, driving in four RBI and scoring 15 runs. A strong defender, she had a fielding percentage of .974 on the season.
Arbour was also honored this season as the best in the nation in two of the statistical categories that the NCAA tracks. She was toughest player in nation to strikeout, only striking out twice, an average of once every 79.0 at bats. She also led the nation in sacrifice hits with 21, an average of 0.42 per game.