The postseason awards continue to pile up for Missouri S&T’s Kristen Drage as on Wednesday she was named to a pair of All-American teams. She earned second team honors on the Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American squad and third team accolades on the Daktronics, Inc., All-American team.


Drage becomes the fourth Lady Miner in the past four years to achieve All-American honors joining former teammates Kandi Wieberg (2007) and Kelsey Musselman (2008). Ashley Winters also received All-American honors in 2007 along with Wieberg.


Drage, a junior from Morganfield, Ky., led the Lady Miners in virtually every offensive category this past season. She finished the year hitting .427, third best in the GLVC and was amongst the top five in the conference in slugging percentage (.747), doubles (16), runs batted in (45) and total bases (112). She was just outside the top five in home runs finishing the year with 10.


The postseason awards continue to pile up for Missouri S&T’s Kristen Drage as on Wednesday she was named to a pair of All-American teams. She earned second team honors on the Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-American squad and third team accolades on the Daktronics, Inc., All-American team.

Drage becomes the fourth Lady Miner in the past four years to achieve All-American honors joining former teammates Kandi Wieberg (2007) and Kelsey Musselman (2008). Ashley Winters also received All-American honors in 2007 along with Wieberg.

Drage, a junior from Morganfield, Ky., led the Lady Miners in virtually every offensive category this past season. She finished the year hitting .427, third best in the GLVC and was amongst the top five in the conference in slugging percentage (.747), doubles (16), runs batted in (45) and total bases (112). She was just outside the top five in home runs finishing the year with 10.

Drage hit .438 with runners on base and .420 with them in scoring position. She had 19 multi-hit games, including six three-hit games. She also had 11 multi-RBI contests and finished the year on a seven-game hitting streak.

Drage was named to the all-region first team on both the Daktronics squad, voted on by the sports information directors in NCAA Division II, and on the coaches team which is sponsored by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.

Caldwell College’s Kyrie Timbrook was the first-team selection at first base on the Daktronics Team, while Shannon Miles from the University of West Florida was named to the second-team.

Timbrook was named first-team on the NFCA squad while North Georgia’s Katherine Martin was the third team representative.

The Lady Miners finished the 2010 campaign with a record of 27-23 and were 16-12 in the GLVC.