NJCAA Division I All-Region Teams for the Midwest, South and West regions were announced today by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
2008 Louisville Slugger/NFCA NJCAA Division I All-Region Teams
In the Midwest region, San Jacinto College-South led the way with five All-Region selections including two players, pitcher Kelsey McClain and outfielder Cheyenne Parent, appearing on the All-Region first team. Two schools, Blinn College and Iowa Western Community College, each had four All-Region selections.
In the South region, the NJCAA Division I Champions Wallace State-Hanceville, led the way with five All-Region selections, all on the first team. That group included pitcher Jennifer Sexton, pitcher Holli Hill, catcher Dandi Ammons, third baseman Rachel Baucom and shortstop Hannah Strength.
Two schools in the West region, Eastern Arizona College and Yavapai College, each had five All-Region selections.
For Eastern Arizona, four players earned first-team honors. That group included pitcher Noe Esperas, shortstop Jackie Tema, first baseman Sara Hopwood and outfielder Marina Gusman-Brown. Outfieler Chachera Brantley was selected to the All-Region second team.
Yavapai’s five All-Region players were all selected to the first team. Yavapai’s group includes catcher Brittany Tucker, pitcher Jenna Rodriguez, third baseman Kacie Smith, shortstop Shaunte Duarte and outfielder Caitlin Stangl.