Five Dakota State University softball players had been listed in the Trojan softball record book this past season. A team record was also listed in the record book.
Ashley Souphimdara (senior - Brandon, S.D.) was listed in the record book in four different categories. During her two-year tenure with the Trojans, she tied a school record for the most career stolen bases with 53. Souphimdara broke a school record in most stolen base attempts with 65. In 2010, she tied a school record for most stolen base attempts with 32 and four hits in a single game against Minot State on April 11th.
Kelsie Peterson (freshman - Alta, Iowa) and Jessica McLane (freshman - Cheyenne, Wyo.) each tied a school record for most hits in a game with four. Peterson hit four times in a home game versus Mount Marty on April 15th. McLane got her four hits against Valley City State at Thue Softball Complex on April 3rd.
Peterson hit two home runs against Mayville State on April 18th. She tied the DSU school record for most home runs in a single game.
Laura Shanafelt (senior - Sioux City, Iowa) recorded the most career sacrifices with 26. She played second base for the Trojans in 2009 and 2010.
Ashley Stevenson (sophomore - Victoria, B.C. Canada) broke a school record for most assists in a single season with 129. In addition, she broke a school record for most assists in a single game with eight versus University of Sioux Falls on March 25th.
Dakota State produced four home runs at Mayville State on April 18th and broke a new DSU school team record for most home runs in a single game.
DSU concluded their 2010 campaign on a high note. The Trojans went through the DAC Postseason Tournament for two days. DSU suffered a loss to national qualifier Minot State and defeated sixth-seeded Valley City State on the first day. The Trojans fell short to fourth-seeded Mayville State 6-4 on the second day.
Nick Huntimer, Dakota State University Sports Information Director