LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association has announced the 2015 NFCA Division II All-Region teams. This year’s squads are comprised 213 student-athletes from 111 different programs. 12 Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) softball student-athletes were honored on the First and Second Teams.
The awards honor softball student-athletes from the Association’s eight regions with first and second teams selected for each region. The all-region teams were voted on by NFCA member coaches from each respective region, and all the honorees now become eligible for selection to the 2015 NFCA Division II All-American teams.
No. 1 Missouri-St. Louis led the way with seven players recognized. No. 2 Valdosta State, No. 3 West Texas A&M, No. 4 Dixie State and No. 22 West Virginia Wesleyan each had five selections, while No. 14 California Baptist, No. 10 Indianapolis, No. 14 Caldwell, No. 24 California (Pa.) and RV Cameron were next with four apiece. The fourth-ranked Red Storm captured five first-team selections in West Region and the 22nd-ranked Bobcats garnered four first-team nods in the Atlantic Region.
|Midwest Region - First Team|
|Catcher||Lex VanNostrand||Truman State|
|First Base||Brianna Butler||UMSL|
|Second Base||Amanda Maxon||Lake Superior State|
|Third Base - Tie||Jade McGarr||Wayne State|
|Third Base - Tie||Lindsey Stephens||Trevecca Nazarene|
|Short Stop||Taylor Kline||Ohio Dominican|
|Outfield||Kristen Lucas||Wayne State|
|Designated Player||Taylor Russell||Indianapolis|
|Utility - Pitcher||Lyndsay Butler||Wayne State|
|Utility - Non Pitcher||Faith Song||William Jewel|
|Midwest Region - Second Team|
|Pitcher||Haley Fagen||Trevecca Nazarene|
|First Base||Jennifer Moore||Ashland|
|Second Base||MacKenzi Dorsam||Southern Indiana|
|Third Base - Tie||Jennah Perryman||UMSL|
|Third Base - Tie||McKenze Supernaw||Grand Valley State|
|Short Stop||Alex Stupek||UMSL|
|Designated Player||Hannah Wessels||UMSL|
|Utility - Pitcher||Brooke Harmening||Southern Indiana|
|Utility - Non Pitcher||Savannah Karako||Lake Erie|