Kandi Wieberg: A Dream Come True
Since she was a little girl, Kandi Wieberg of St. Elizabeth dreamed of being a college softball player. Playing as second baseman for Missouri S&T’s softball team, she’s achieved her dream and much more.
Wieberg, who studied civil engineering, worked hard to gain the skills to be able to play softball in college and her efforts have been recognized. In 2007, she was named the Great Lakes Valley Conference (GLVC) “Player of the Year” and the GLVC “Scholar-Athlete of the Year” for the spring season.
Wieberg was also named to three All-American squads. She earned the honor of being a second team selection on the Louisville Slugger/National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) squad, a first team selection on the the Daktronics Division II squad and a third team selection for the ESPN the Magazine Academic All-American squad. She was named to the All-Region and All-GLVC first team squads and was named the NFCA “Player of the Week” in April 2007. Wieberg was also named to the first team All-American squad along with teammate centerfielder Ashley Winter and as a freshman earned an honorable mention in the Mid-American Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) conference.Posted on Jul 19, 2008.