June 3, 2009
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. - The Alabama softball team had three players named to the 2009 Easton All-American Team, and the team as a whole was also named one of the Easton Schools of the Year. Brittany Rogers, Charlotte Morgan and Kelsi Dunne garnered the honors for the Crimson Tide.
Rogers, a senior at the Capstone, hit .381 on the season while accumulating 49 runs and led the team with 69 total hits. She was also errorless in the field earning her a 1.000 fielding percentage on the year. The Dacula, Ga., native was also named a NFCA second-team All-American and to the Women's College World Series All-Tournament team.
Morgan, a junior pitcher/utility player, was an offensive juggernaut for the Tide leading the team in batting average (.406), home runs (11), RBI (59), slugging percentage (.673) and total bases (111). In the circle Morgan posted an 18-6 record in 31 appearances with a 1.80 ERA for the season and limited her opponents to a lowly .221 batting average against her. Morgan garnered NFCA first-team All-American honors and was also named to the WCWS All-Tournament team.
Dunne was 28-5 on the season and pitched 215.1 innings compiling a 1.63 ERA while holding opposing batters to a .181 batting average. She also pitched four no-hitters on the season to break the all-time no-hit school record. The Port Orange, Fla. native earned NFCA first-team All-American honors for the first time and was also an All-SEC first-team selection.
Alabama finished the season 54-11 and equaled its longest stay at the WCWS. The Crimson Tide also had a school record three players named to the WCWS All-Tournament team.