Virginia's Larquier Garners All-Region Softball Honors
May 19, 2004
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – University of Virginia second-year Sara Larquier (Burbank, Calif./John Burroughs) has been named to the 13-member 2004 All-Southeast Region Softball First Team as voted on by the region’s head coaches. Larquier was named to the first-team at third base along with Georgia’s Ashley Godfrey.
With her selection to the first team, Larquier captures All-Southeast Region honors for the first time in her career and is now eligible for All-America accolades. She is a two-time All-Atlantic Coast Conference performer, having earned the honor for the second consecutive year last week.
Larquier led the Cavaliers with a .365 (72-197) batting average, 123 total bases and 49 RBI in 2004. Among her 72 hits were a team-high 31 extra-base hits for a .624 slugging percentage. Larquier’s 123 total bases are the third-highest single season total in school history. Her 18 doubles was second on the team and tied for the third-best single season total in school history. She also tied for second on the team with six triples and was third in home runs with seven. Larquier was one of only two players on the team to start all 64 games this season. She led the Cavaliers with 21 multiple-hit and 12 multiple-RBI games in 2004. In 10 ACC contests, Larquier hit an impressive .452 (14-31) with three homers, three doubles and two triples. She also drove in nine runs and scored six times.
In just two seasons, Larquier ranks among Virginia’s all-time leaders in several career categories. She has 19 career home runs which rank fourth all-time. Her 100 RBI are fifth and her 32 doubles tie for eighth on Virginia’s career lists. Larquier is also eighth with 241 total bases. She is hitting .358 (136-380) which ranks third all-time at UVa and also possesses a .634 slugging percentage.
Virginia concluded its 2004 season with a 38-26 overall record and a 6-4 mark in the ACC.