SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (May 10, 2018) – The American Collegiate Athletic Association (ACAA) announced today its Softball All-Conference Teams, which featured junior outfielder Sierra Keesler (Hancock, NY / Hancock Central School) and freshman infielder Haylee Lefebvre (Glens Falls, NY / Glens Falls) on the second team. Both Broncos just finished up their first season playing softball at SUNY Delhi, with Keesler being a former transfer from Onondaga CC.
Keesler started 25 games and batted .370 (27-73), leading the Broncos with eight extra-base hits on three home runs and two triples, as well as a 12 RBIs. The junior also led the squad with a .589 slug percentage. She tallied a pair of two-RBI games this season, the first against Lehman on March 1, where Keesler batted 2-for-4 with one home run and one triple. Her second came against SUNY Canton on April 21, batting 2-for-3 with one double. The former Lazer also had a tandem of three-hit games, batting 3-for-4 with one double and one ribbie against Schoolcraft on Feb. 28, followed by a perfect 3-for-3 showing against SUNY Canton on April 22.
Lefebvre started 26 games as either the Broncos' pitcher or at one of the infield positions. She settled into the second-base spot during the latter part of the season, where she eventually earned her place on the all-conference team. The freshman was fourth on the team with a .286 batting average (18-63), eight RBIs and a .349 slug percentage, as well as ranking second with four doubles. One of her best hitting performances of the year was against SUNY Canton on April 21, where she batted 2-for-3 with one double and three RBIs. As a pitcher, Lefebvre finished second on the team with 20 strikeouts and two complete games, posting a 10.18 ERA over 44.0 innings pitched. The Glens Falls, NY native also plays on the SUNY Delhi women's volleyball team.