# 11 - Allison Webber
Allison Webber
Ferris State

Frankfort, Mich.

High School:



Third Base/Utility

High School: A 2008 honorable mention all-state selection as a senior at Frankfort (Mich.) High School . . . Received all-state first-team kudos in 2007 junior season after garnering all-state honorable mention laurels in 2006 sophomore campaign . . . Coached by Michael Thompson . . . Graduated in 2008 . . . A four-time (2005-08) first-team All-Northwest Conference, all-region, and all-district selection . . . A Division 4 positional nominee for Miss Softball . . . Named the Northwest Conference's MVP For 2008 season after hitting .544 with 62 hits in 112 at bats for 36 games as a senior . . . Recorded a .696 slugging percentage with 30 RBIs, six doubles, two triples, two home runs, 15 stolen bases, and 60 runs scored during final prep campaign . . . Produced a 20-6 mark in the pitching circle with a 1.74 earned run average and 166 strikeouts in 151.1 innings in senior year . . . Twice chosen to the Traverse City Record-Eagle All-Region Dream Team . . . Member of the 2007 MHSAA Division 4 State Final runner-up team . . . Played a key role in guiding the Panthers to three conference championships, three district titles, two regional crowns, and academic all-state team recognition during her prep varsity career . . . Posted a .407 batting average on 44 hits in 108 at bats over a 44-game span with 53 runs, 13 doubles, three homers, 27 RBIs, a .611 slugging percentage, a .556 on-base percentage, and a .950 fielding percentage as a junior in 2007 campaign . . . As a pitcher, she notched a 5-1 record with a 3.60 earned run average and fanned 17 batters in 25 innings in junior year . . . Batted .389 with 42 hits in 108 contests for 40 contests as a sophomore in the 2006 season . . . Racked up seven doubles, three triples, four homers, 30 RBIs, and scored 46 runs in sophomore season . . . Turned in a .379 batting average after generating 33 hits in 87 official plate appearances in 32 outings during her 2005 freshman campaign . . . Drove in 35 runs while scoring 33 more to go with three doubles, two triples, and four roundtrippers . . . Played basketball in freshman and sophomore years . . . Served as class secretary and was also involved in after school elementary tutoring and the teacher academy . . . Played club softball in 2007 for the Grand Rapids (Mich.) Elite Under-18 Team and was coached by Michelle Brander Platz . . . Saw action in the summer of 2005 with the Great Lakes Lightning Under-18 Team and then spent the following summer as a member of the Michigan Batbuster club team under coach Val Canfield . . . Has been playing ASA Softball since 2002.

Personal: Daughter of Russell and Sue Webber . . . Born 4/16/90 in Manistee, Mich. . . . Her father is retired and mother is a business owner/insurance agent . . . Has two sisters and a brother . . . Interests include music and shopping . . . Attributes love of softball from her grandfather (John Milarch), who had a tryout invitation with the Detroit Tigers . . . Nickname is "Alli" . . . Pre-science major.

Coach Becker on Webber: "Allison's excellent glove and range at that spot will help her contend for a starting position very early in her college career. She too carries a big stick despite the small package."

On Deck With Webber:
Why I chose Ferris State: I like the campus, teachers, and the softball team
My first softball memory is: Hitting a home run in T-ball
Something unusual about me is that: I won't eat my food if a pickle is touching it
The thing I like most about Ferris State Softball is: The players
My worst fear is: losing someone I love and spiders
The best professor I've had at FSU: Dr. Hoerter
If I could meet anyone in history, it would be: John F. Kennedy
Favorite Music Group: Avenged SevenFeld
My pre-game ritual is: listening to my music to pump me up
My role model is: my mother
What has been the most thrilling moment of your life outside of sports?: Traveling with my family
If I could change one thing about softball, I would: I wouldn't change a thing
Advice to youngsters: Focus on your dreams
My favorite movie: A Night at The Roxbury
The motto I live by is: You can't steal second base and keep your foot on first base

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