Jayde Burge voted third team of All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference

Jayde Burge

Jayde Burge

Credit: Penn State

NORTH BOSTON, N.Y. — Penn State Altoona softball’s junior infielder Jayde Burge (Philipsburg, Pennsylvania/Philipsburg-Osceola) was selected to the third team of the All-Allegheny Mountain Collegiate Conference team, which the league released on Tuesday, May 18.

Burge makes her first career appearance on an All-AMCC team as a third baseman. The junior started all 25 games for Penn State Altoona softball this season and helped the Lions reach the semifinal round of the AMCC Tournament after the team came in fifth place in the conference’s regular season standings.

In the AMCC, Burge ranked 22nd in slugging percentage (.471), 24th in total bases (33) and doubles (4), 29th in batting average (.343), 30th in hits (24), 35th in runs scored (13), and 39th in on-base percentage (.387). She was also ninth in home runs (1), 12th in sacrifice hits (2), and 14th in triples (1), and among all AMCC fielders, she ranked 17th in assists (37), 24th in double plays turned (2), and 38th in put outs (37).

At the conclusion of the season, Burge was named as one of Penn State Altoona’s two representatives on the AMCC All-Tournament team for her postseason performance.

Penn State Altoona softball compiled an 11-13-1 overall record this season, including going 8-8 in the AMCC. The Lions won a best-of-three series over Medaille College in the first round of the conference tournament before suffering a season-ending loss to eventual champion Penn State Behrend in a semifinal round series.