Gore, Vet Named to World Series All-Tournament Team

Gore, Vet Named to World Series All-Tournament Team

SALEM, Va. – West Virginia Wesleyan's Olivia Gore (pictured) and Hannah Vet were named to the 2017 NCAA Division II World Series All-Tournament Team.

Wesleyan won their opener by a 4-0 score over Molloy before dropping a 12-inning marathon 6-5 contest to Angelo State.

They rebounded to defeat West Florida by a 1-0 score before being eliminated by eventual champion Minnesota State-Mankato.

Gore is a senior left fielder from Berryville, Va.

She hit .357 in the tournament (5-for-14) and scored two runs and had six RBIs. Her best game was a multi-hit performance against Molloy were she knocked in three runs.

Vet is a junior pitcher from Naples, Fla.

Vet appeared in all four tournament games and started three. She threw two shutouts including the 4-0 victory over Molloy and the 1-0 nail-biter win over West Florida.

She pitched 20 1/3 innings and allowed 15 hits, four runs, four earned runs, walked three and fanned 10. Her earned-run-average in the World Series was a 1.37 as she went 2-1.

Wesleyan finished third in the nation with a 51-10 record.

Minnesota State-Mankato defeated Angelo State 5-1 to win the World Series title.

Minnesota State-Mankato's pitcher Coley Ries was named the World Series' Most Outstanding Player.

 

2017 NCAA Division II World Series All-Tournament Team

Olivia Gore (West Virginia Wesleyan)

Hannah Vet (West Virginia Wesleyan)

Macy Coleman (Armstrong State)

Madison Williams (Humboldt State)

Jane Trzaska (Armstrong State)

Jess Meidl (Minnesota State)

Kenedy Urbany (Angelo State)

Alyssa Rickels (Minnesota State)

Danae Bina (Angelo State)

Carly Esselman (Minnesota State)

Courtney Barnhill (Angelo State)

McKenzie Paap (Minnesota State)

Most Outstanding Player: Coley Ries (Minnesota State)