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Cathi Aradi

NFCA Announces 2009 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Cal JC All-America Teams

 Sierra College and Cerritos College lead all schools with three selections apiece as the Louisville Slugger/NFCA Cal JC All-America Teams were announced on Friday. 

For the complete listing of 2009 Cal JC All-Americans, Click Here

In the North Region, Sierra College had three selections in outfielders Rochelle Vanyi and Megan Renn and catcher Hailey Stockman. 

Vanyi leads the nation with a .577 batting average. She also has accumulated 24 stolen bases, 55 runs, 21 doubles, six triples, 19 home runs and 67 RBI for Sierra College. Megan Renn is hitting .455 with 37 runs scored, three doubles, two triples, a home run, 17 RBI and 23 stolen bases. Stockman checks in with a .362 batting average, 41 runs scored, 13 doubles, a triple, nine home runs, 44 RBI and seven stolen bases. 

Two schools, College of the Siskiyous and Sacramento City College had two selections apiece. From Siskiyous, pitcher Jackie Imhof and infielder Cheyanna Ohlrich were named first-team All-America, while Sacramento City College infielders Lindsey Bruno and Andrea Argee earned first-team honors as well. 

Imhof leads Cal JC with a 0.38 ERA, handling 179.2 innings in the circle for Siskiyous. She has struck out 228 batters while issuing just 34 walks. She has allowed 17 runs, just 10 of them earned, with eight shutouts among her 27-2 record for the year. Ohlrich hit .400 on the season with 40 runs scored, 15 doubles, seven triples, eight home runs, 48 RBI and four stolen bases. 

From Sacramento City College, Bruno is hitting .435 with 32 runs scored, 16 doubles, 12 home runs and 48 RBI. Argee checks in with a .469 batting average, scoring 44 runs with 28 doubles, two triples, four home runs, 50 RBI and seven stolen bases. 

Also named First-Team All-America, North Region were outfielder Samantha Huerta from Cosumnes River College, utility player Jennifer Costa of San Joaquin Delta College and infielder Nickie Youngblood of San Jose City College. 

Jennifer Costa is hitting .442 with 44 runs, 11 doubles, four triples, 14 home runs, 53 RBI and 24 stolen bases. Youngblood is hitting .439 with 47 runs scored, 16 doubles, six triples, six home runs, 34 RBI and 16 stolen bases on the season. 

In the South Region, Cerritos College led the way with three First-Team All-America selections: pitcher Hillary Perez-Ashley, infielder Lindsey Marquez and catcher Samantha Vaaulu. 

Perez-Ashley checks in with a 1.60 ERA, holding a 23-5 record with 118 strikeouts and allowing 45 walks. She has allowed 60 runs with 43 of them earned on the season. Marquez hit .424 with 43 runs scored, 15 doubles, three triples, five home runs, 40 RBI and five stolen bases this season. 

Cypress College was the only other school with multiple selections on the South First-Team with infielder Kimberly Frazier and outfielder Kayla Van Dieren earning notice. 

Frazier hit .439 this year with 63 runs scored, 20 doubles, four triples, 16 home runs, 52 RBI and six stolen bases. Van Dieren checks in with a .377 batting average, 55 runs scored, five doubles, seven triples, three home runs, 38 RBI and 12 swipes this year. 

Rounding out the South Region First-Team All-America selections are infielder Natalie Delesse of Fullerton College, outfielder Vanessa Samudio of Long Beach City College, outfielder Jackie Serna of Riverside Community College, utility player Lauren Molina of Saddleback College and infielder Chloe Valenzuela of Santiago Canyon College. 

DeLesse hit .455 with 32 runs, 16 doubles, three triples, five home runs, 28 RBI and 10 stolen bases this season. Samuido is Cal JC’s second-leading hitter behind Vanyi, hitting .529 with 31 runs scored, 16 doubles, three triples, seven home runs, 41 RBI and 14 walks with just six strikeouts this season. Serna hit .369 this season with 47 runs scored, 17 doubles, four triples, four home runs, 24 RBI and four stolen bases.

Molina checks in with a .365 batting average, 22 runs scored, 11 doubles, three home runs, 26 RBI and three stolen bases on the year. Valenzuela hit .414 on the season with 21 runs scored, seven doubles, two triples, a home run and 21 RBI with 12 stolen bases.