Sept. 15, 2005
IOWA CITY – University of Iowa freshman infielder Quinn Morelock has been named Iowa’s Class 2-A Player of the Year. Morelock becomes the fifth player in the last four years to join the Iowa softball team after being named Iowa’s Player of the Year.
Morelock, a native of Solon, recorded a .503 batting average with 23 homeruns, which was one shy of the state record for homeruns in a season. She finished her career at Solon with 45 homeruns, two shy of the career record for the state.
Current Hawkeyes Mindy Heidgerken (2003, class 3-A), Jenna Spratt (2003, class 2-A) and Steph Ackerson (2004, class 4-A) were all named Iowa’s Player of the Year. Former Hawkeye Lisa Birocci was the 4-A Player of the Year in 2001.
The Hawkeyes open up the 2005 fall season on September 24-25, hosting the Fall Iowa Classic at Pearl Field. For game times of the tournament, visit www.hawkeyesports.com