LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association has announced the 2016 NFCA Division II All-Region teams. This year’s squads are comprised of 207 student-athletes from 116 programs.
The awards honor softball student-athletes from the Association’s eight regions with first and second team selections. NFCA member coaches from each respective region voted on the teams, and all the honorees now become eligible for selection to the 2016 NFCA Division II All-American squads.
A pair from the South Central Region, No. 1 West Texas A&M and Colorado Mesa led the way with five honorees. Coming in with four selections were No. 3 North Alabama (South), No. 5 Humboldt State (West), No. 8 Saint Leo (South), California Baptist (West), Caldwell (East), New York University of Technology (East) and West Chester (Atlantic).
In the Southeast, No.4 North Georgia, No. 16 Armstrong State, No. 18 Lenoir-Rhyne and Wingate had three representatives. No. 10 Wayne State (Mich.) and No. 2 Indianapolis in the Midwest and No. 11 Missouri Western, RV Central Oklahoma and Augustana in the Central Region also chimed in with three honorees.
Caldwell paced all programs with four-first team plaudits, while North Georgia, Wingate, Humboldt State, Colorado Mesa and North Alabama registered three apiece.
The 2016 NFCA Division II All-American teams will be announced on Friday, May 13.