Friday, May 4, 2012
Softball Team Nets MVP, All-Conference and Coach of the Year Selections
Cypress Chargers shortstop Jessica Reichner was named the Orange Empire Conference most valuable player and selected for the All-Conference “First Team,” while Coach Brad Pickler earned Coach of the Year honors.
Three other players were named to the OEC “Second Team”: outfielders Kristina Victa and Tiffany Fox, and pitcher Courtney McGee.
The Chargers went 36-4 overall (20-1 in the Orange Empire Conference) as they head into the playoffs this weekend. The defending State Champion and Orange Empire Conference title winners host the first-round of tournament as Southern California’s second seeded team.
The Chargers open their title defense in a best-of-three series against #15 Chaffey at 2 p.m. on Saturday. The teams meet again at noon on Sunday. If necessary, a third game will be played at 2 p.m. on Sunday.
If the Chargers advance, Cypress College will host a Super Regional series next weekend.