Piccinich, Long Named All-Centennial

Piccinich, Long Named All-Centennial

LANCASTER, Pa. – Franklin & Marshall's Lexi Piccinich and Taylor Long were both named to the All-Centennial Conference (CC) Softball Team, announced by the league office on Wednesday. Piccinich was named to the First Team, while Long landed Second Team honors.

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Piccinich (Harrington, N.J. / Northern Valley Regional) received First Team recognition as a designated player after a stellar freshman season that saw her lead the Conference with five home runs. Her 22 RBIs lead the Diplomats and rank seventh in the CC, while her .491 slugging percentage and .385 on-base percentage rank second on the squad.

Long (Broomall, Pa. / Episcopal Academy) earned All-CC honors for the second time, landing on the Second Team after being named to the First Team last season as a freshman. The sophomore shortstop is tied for the third-most home runs in the Conference with four, and has the CC's ninth-best batting average at .361, which tops the F&M squad. She also leads the Diplomats in slugging percentage (.541), on-base percentage (.361), hits (44), and doubles (10).

F&M's season continues on Friday, taking on Virginia Wesleyan in the first game of the NCAA Tournament at 3:30 p.m. in Ashland, Va.