2007 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division II All-Region Teams
Kutztown and LIU-C.W. Post led all schools with five players named first team all-region as the 2007 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division II All-Region Teams were announced by the association Wednesday afternoon.
The complete list of Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division II All-Region Teams can be found here.
Kutztown, host and No. 2 seed of the Mid-Atlantic Regional, made up all but one slot on the first team infield with Stephanie Denlinger at first base, Kim Morrison at second and Krista Cameron at third. Adriane Willmer earned outfield honors on the first team, while Ashley Fitzgerald garnered utility accolades.
LIU-C.W. Post paced the Northeast region as battery-mates Samantha Yodowitz and Christie Softy claimed spots on the first team along with first baseman Melissa Hippo, second baseman Katie Younes and designated player Jillian Fisher.
Columbus State, the No. 1 team in the NFCA Division II Top 25 Poll, placed four players on the first team in the South Atlantic region. Amber Browning led the charges as she garnered first team pitcher accolades. Her catcher, Amber Lanier, earned one of the two catcher slots, while Brittany Leverett was tabbed first team shortstop and Erin Brown first team outfield.
USC Upstate joined CSU with four players on the region’s first team. Shay Slater and Heidi Gibbs comprised two-thirds of the outfield, while Vanesa Flores and Amber Patterson claimed first team designated player and utility honors, respectively.
Lock Haven, the defending national champion and current No. 2 team nationally, put three players on the first team in the Mid-Atlantic region. Kristin Erb, a first-team all-American in 2006, garnered first team pitcher accolades for the second straight year. Catcher Amanda Roosa and outfielder Julia Popovich joined her on the first team.
Emporia State, the team the Lady Eagles defeated for the national title last year, put a pair of players on the North Central first team as Megan Davison, a 2006 all-American, claimed first team honors at third while Courtney Reed was named to one of the pitcher spots.
Humboldt State, currently ranked third nationally, and Angelo State, the No. 4 team in the nation, each had four players named first team all-region in the West and South Central regions, respectively.
HSU put Lizzy Prescott at pitcher, while her battery-mate, Marissa Slattery, earned first team catcher honors. First baseman Natalie Galletly and shortstop Carolyn Cameron joined the duo on the first team.
Angelo State’s Kandace Kubat, a 2006 all-American and winner of the adidas Golden Shoe Award, paced the Rambelles at the outfield position. She was joined on the first team by pitcher Kari Galm, first baseman Brittney Cargill and designated player Kaycee Taylor.
Florida Southern paced the South region selections with a quartet of players named to the first team. Megan Brown earned her fourth all-South Region selection, third first-team accolade, as she joined Alabama-Huntsville’s Sage Woodham at pitcher. Catcher Leah English joined Brown on the first team along with second baseman Ashley Alpizar and outfielder Sarah Kohlbrenner
The 2007 Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-America teams will be announced Wed., May 16.