The 2009 Louisville Slugger/NFCA NJCAA Division II All-America Teams were announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association on Tuesday. Four teams had multiple first-team selections while 2009 NJCAA Division II Champion Heartland Community College had one selection to the first team and two second-team honorees.
Complete listing of 2009 Louisville Slugger/NFCA NJCAA Division II All-Americans
Lansing Community College leads the way with four first-team All-America selection and a fifth student-athlete named to the All-America second team. First-team selections include pitcher Brianna Caprenter, who went 29-2 with a 1.56 ERA over 183.2 innings pitched. Carpenter struck out 207 batters during the 2009 season. Designated player Tiffany Cupp hit .461 on the season, compiling 77 hits, 16 doubles, three doubles and 58 RBI with 71 runs scored. Infielder Morgan Goddard hit .423, scoring 61 runs with 59 RBI. She also had 71 hits on the season, five of which were doubles. LCC’s fourth first-team selection, Melodi Murrieta, hit .415 with 67 runs scored and 72 RBI. She turned in 86 hits, 15 of which were doubles. Pitcher Stefanie Morong was named to the second team after going 18-0 with 90 strikeouts and a 1.38 ERA over 101.1 innings pitched.
NJCAA Division II runner-up Phoenix College checked in with three first-team selections. Catcher Lacy Goodman hit .519 on the season. She scored 85 runs with 109 RBI, including 30 home runs, 23 doubles and 29 stolen bases. Infielder Ashlie Rosenberg hit .442 this season with 64 runs scored, 66 RBI, 11 doubles, four triples and 18 home runs along with nine stolen bases on the season. Teddy Barry, an outfielder, hit .569 during the 2009 season, scoring 101 runs with 66 RBI, 25 stolen bases, 16 doubles, three triples and 15 home runs.
Cowley County Community College had a pair of first-team honorees in pitcher Jacey Juden and infielder Breayle Tackett. Juden went 21-5 on the season with 227 strikeouts and a 1.37 ERA over 168.1 innings pitched. Tackett hit .497 with 74 runs scored and 22 doubles and two triples among her 99 hits.
Iowa Lakes also had two first-teamers with pitcher Ashley Meyer and infielder Stephanie Ochoa. Meyer went 27-5 with a 0.82 ERA. She struck out 211 batters during her 187 innings in the circle. Ochoa hit .509 for the year with 63 runs scored. She had 88 hits, including 25 doubles and 66 RBI.
Heartland Community College, the 2009 NJCAA Division II Champions, had three total honorees. They had a lone first-team selection, pitcher Hannah Dow of Heartland Community College and a pair of second-team selections in pitcher Hannah Huebble and outfielder Lizzie Andrews.
Rounding out the All-America first team are outfielder Sarah Doyle from Fort Scott Community College, Brittany Martin of Iowa Central Community College, Carlie Schnoebelen of Kirkwood Community and infielder Daniela Leal from Pratt Community College.