NSW, Victoria scoop #AWC2018 individual awards


Author: Baseball Australia Media/Tuesday, 10 April 2018/Categories: News, Events, Women’s , Emeralds

For a full wrap of the individual award winners read below:



Golden Bat: Leslie Anglin (Victoria Blue)

Anglin hit .538 (14-for-26) during #AWC2018, playing a key role in the formidable Victoria Blue offence. She drove in 15 runs, equal fourth with Queensland’s Taylah Welch, and hit a home run.


Golden Arm: Breanna Donnellan (New South Wales)

Donnellan did not give up a run in 16 innings at #AWC2018. She tossed a complete game shutout against Western Australia in pool play and all up allowed just 14 hits. Donnellan struck out an equal tournament-high 11 hitters.


Golden Glove: Olivia Bannon (New South Wales)

Bannon went through #AWC2018 without an error on 44 chances, helping turn six double plays as New South Wales claimed gold. She spent time at shortstop, second base and catcher.


Most Valuable Player: Amanda Asay (Victoria Blue)

Asay drove in an #AWC2018-high 23 runs, propelling Victoria Blue into the final. She went 14-for-28 with seven doubles and a triple, walking five times and striking out just three.



Golden Bat: Lili Cavanagh (Victoria)

Cavanagh finished #AWC2018 10-for-14 after starting the tournament with nine-straight hits. She scored a tournament-high 11 runs and led the way – along with teammate Emily Devine – on nine RBIs.


Golden Arm: Genevieve Beacom (Victoria)

Beacom shone in the gold medal game against New South Wales, striking out 17 in 6 1/3 scoreless innings. All up she topped the charts with 23 strikeouts and an ERA of 1.04. Opposition hitters averaged just .077 against Beacom at #AWC2018.


Golden Glove: Hannah Marshall (Queensland)

The Queensland catcher put together a strong tournament, finishing with a fielding percentage of .963 on the second most chances, and also catching two baserunners stealing.


Most Valuable Player: Emily Devine (Victoria)

Devine’s two-run homer in the gold medal game proved the difference as Victoria downed New South Wales 2-0. It capped off a solid #AWC2018 for Devine, who hit .625 (10-for-16) with two triples and the homer. She tied with Lili Cavanagh for the lead in RBIs (nine) during the tournament and collected 17 total bases.


Baseball Australia congratulates all the winners on their fantastic efforts!