Perez spotlights all-HCAC selections

NORTH MANCHESTER, IND. – First baseman Shakira Perez (Elkhart, Ind.) gained second team all-Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference honors, topping the May 10 release for Manchester University.

Perez was an attention grabber for the Black and Gold during her inaugural collegiate campaign. She hit .336 with 39 hits, 20 runs scored, four doubles, a triple and 10 stolen bases, as her triple and steals' marks ranked among the league's top 15.

Looking further on the loop award squads, Coach Josh Dzurick's crew placed sophomore third baseman Kate Skeens (Gas City, Ind.) on the honorable mention list and senior infielder Chloe Hensley (South Bend, Ind.) on the Sportsmanship squad.