The Lions finished the 2016 campaign as the national champion in doubles per game.
Meghan von Behren was named to the All-West Region Second Team while Amanda Dirks earns Third Team honors.
Sami Strinz-Ward was named WCC Co-Coach of the Year while seven players earned All-WCC honors.
Alicia Brown hit her record-setting 19th double of the season in LMU's 3-2 win over Pacific.
LMU hosts Pacific Thursday and Friday at Smith Field.
Senior Meghan von Behren talks about the season thus far and looks ahead to WCC play.
LMU Softball's hitting philosophy is breeding success at the plate in 2016. The LMU Sports Network spoke with Assistant Coach Randy Ward and players Meghan von Behren and Amanda Dirks about their approach at the plate.
Junior outfielder Meghan von Behren interviews junior Stephanie Maciel and freshman Aria Pogni about the Lions' season-opener on Saturday.
Senior Day for LMU Softball at Smith Field on May 13, 2016
Game one of West Coast Conference doubleheader from Smith Field
Commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2016 at LMU
2016 Iggy Awards presented by the Lions Athletic Fund at Doubletree LA Westside Apr. 27, 2016
Doubleheader at Smith Field on Mar. 22, 2016
Appeared in 46 total games and earned 39 starts in centerfield for the Lions... All-WCC Honorable Mention selection... hit .303 for the season... fifth on the team with 33 hits... also totaled 13 RBI and 21 runs scored... had four doubles, one triple and four home runs... tallied seven multi-hit games... hit a grand slam in a 5-2 win over Seattle (Mar. 21)... made 41 putouts with three assists and three errors for a .936 fielding percentage...
Appeared in 35 games and earned 23 starts in the outfield... hit .247 with 18 hits in 73 at bats... scored 13 runs, had one triple, three home runs and seven RBIs... had a season-high three its versus Canisius (Mar. 20)... also had a season-high three RBIs in the game... first collegiate triple was May 3 versus Santa Clara... was a perfect 4-for-4 in stolen base attempts...
Appeared in 30 games and earned 17 starts in the outfield... hit .222 with 12 hits in 54 at bats... scored seven runs... first collegiate home run was the game-winning run vs. Harvard (Mar. 20)... totaled eight RBI for the season...
Three-year varsity letterwinner at Mira Costa High School... first team All-Bay League selection in 2012... for her senior season, von Behren hit .471 with 12 doubles, seven triples and five home runs... also had 34 RBIs... career batting average of .430... named her team's MVP as a senior while leading the squad to the CIF Southern Section quarterfinals... named her team's MVP and Most Improved Player as a junior... Honor Roll student... California Scholarship Federation Award...
Meghan M. von Behren was born July 14, 1994... parents are Kathleen and William von Behren... has one younger sister, Katie... has volunteered at the Westside Children's Center and Richstone Center... served as an assistant coach for the Manhattan Beach Girls Softball ASA 12U team... chose LMU because of its strong academics and competitive softball tradition... Health and Human Sciences major at LMU...
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