Ashland University softball player Taylor Menhart has been named to the Daktronics, Inc. All-Midwest Region First Team. The team was announced today (May 12) and it was selected from sports information directors from within the region.
Menhart is AU's center fielder and she is in her third year as the starter. She is a member of the 2014 GLIAC First Team. Menhart is hitting .419 with 17 doubles, three homers and 23 RBI. The junior leads the team in batting average, doubles, slugging percentage (.595) and on-base percentage (.476).
Menhart is tied for the GLIAC lead in doubles. She is third in batting average.
Menhart and the Eagles advanced to the NCAA Midwest Regional Tournament. The Eagles ended the year with a 27-20 record. This was AU's sixth consecutive trip to the NCAA postseason.