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Penn State Softball’s Tori Dubois Earns All-Big Ten First Team Selection

The Big Ten rolled out its awards and all-conference honors for the 2017 season Wednesday and Penn State left fielder Tori Dubois grabbed a spot on the first team selections after an impressive sophomore season at the plate.

Dubois batted .351 for the season, but really heated up for conference play with the Big Ten’s third-best batting average of .457. She led the team in home runs (6) and on-base percentage (.448), while also bringing in the second-most RBIs on the team (29).

Her shining moment at bat may have been an extra innings walk-off home run against Rutgers to seal the 11-9 win in the series opener.

Out in left field, Dubois became known for a few highlight reel catches.

Dubois was the only selection to the All-Big Ten first, second, or defensive team for the Nittany Lions. Junior second baseman Gianna Arrizurieta is Penn State’s sportsmanship award honoree.

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Steve Connelly

Steve Connelly is a senior majoring in PR and an editor for Onward State. He is a proud native of the state of New Jersey, and yes, he is literal trash. He is a soccer fan, nap enthusiast, and chicken tender connoisseur. He tries to be a photographer sometimes despite one of his photos inspiring the name of his future sports bar, the Blurry Zamboni. You can follow him on Twitter @slc2o (feel free to slide), email him at [email protected], or come say hi to him in his office, the Irving's basement.

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