Feb. 27, 2000
NOTRE DAME, Ind. – Notre Dame sophomore catcher Jarrah Myers (Carbondale, Kan.) and junior pitcher Jennifer Sharron (Agoura Hills, Calif.) have been named to the 10-member Morning News Invitational All-Tournament softball team. Myers and Sharron led the Irish, 7-4 overall, to a 3-3 record at the tournament which was held February 25-27 at the University of Arkansas.
Myers hit .316 (6-for-19) in the team’s six tournament games, scoring three runs, driving in four runs and belting her first home run of the year in the team’s 6-1 win over Virginia.
Sharron, meanwhile, went 1-1 on the mound in three appearances picking up 12 strikeouts in nine innings in the team’s 10-inning loss to Missouri Friday and posting a two-hit shutout against Virginia Sunday. Sharron also was 5-for-14 (.357) at the plate with an RBI against Missouri and a double versus Arkansas.
Tournament champion Arkansas, which went 5-1 overall, had four members on the team including most valuable player Jennifer Bottoms. Missouri placed three players on the team, while fourth place Virginia had one.
2000 Morning News Invitational All-Tournament Team
1. Jarrah Myers, Notre Dame
2. Jennifer Sharron, Notre Dame
3. Corrine Good, Virginia
4. Stephanie Falk, Missouri
5. Dara Throneburg, Missouri
6. Stacy Gemeinhardt, Missouri
7. Brett Erickson, Arkansas
8. Danica Howlett, Arkansas
9. Kim Eiben, Arkansas
MVP – Jennifer Bottoms – Arkansas.