Burge, Keller earn national recognition

Philipsburg-Osceola graduate Kate Burge and Penns Valley product Clarissa Keller were named to the Eastern College Athletic Conference’s Division III South Region All-Star team recently.

Burge had a dominant year in the circle while Keller was solid in her catching duties for the Penn State Altoona softball team. Burge was named first team with Keller making the second team.

Burge set several Lion single-season records this year in appearances, starts, complete games, innings pitched and strikeouts. She also tied the mark for shutouts in a year with six and finished with 22 wins.

Keller was named the Allegheny Mountain Collegeiate Conference Player of the Year. She led the AMCC in batting average (.444) and hits (55). She committed just three errors all season.