Softball

Saturday Feb 22
Softball 3:00 PM
vs. Dakota College at Bottineau
@ Rochester, Minn
RCTC Dome

Eight Eagles Earn Regional Awards

Eight Eagles Earn Regional Awards

AMES -- The Iowa Community College Athletic Conference (ICCAC) announced the 2018 Division II Softball All-Region teams and special award winners on Wednesday. Kirkwood had eight players earn All-Region recognition, including the Offensive Player of the Year and Defensive Player of the Year.

Freshman infielder Rachel Stewart was named the Defensive Player of the Year. Stewart was spectacular in the infield for the Eagles this season, earning a .932 fielding percentage with 116 assists and five double plays.

Sophomore pitcher DoniRae Mayhew earns Offensive Player of the Year honors after leading the conference with 27 home runs and 79 RBI.  The sophomore infielder also notched a .460 batting average with 16 doubles and two triples this season.

Freshman pitcher Natalie Halvorson was named to the All-Region First Team after collecting 24 wins and a 2.52 E.R.A.

Sophomore catcher Monika Bevans and freshman outfielder Lauren Kuch also earned First-Team All-Region honors.

Freshman catcher Hannah Mausser and freshman infielder Kenady Waugh were named Second-Team All-Region members while sophomore outfielder Audra Bridenstine was named Honorable Mention.

 

1st Team All-Region
Year # School Name Pos.
SO 4 DMACC Bailey Richards C
SO 11 KIRKWOOD MONIKA BEVANS C
SO 1 DMACC Molly Jacobsen P
FR 9 KIRKWOOD NATALIE HALVORSON P
SO 18 DMACC Gabby Schnathorst P
FR 12 DMACC Mia Ruther INF
FR 12 KIRKWOOD RACHEL STEWART INF
SO 16 NIACC Morgan Thesing-Ritter INF
FR 4 Iowa Lakes Kacie Salazar INF
FR 3 DMACC Avery Guy INF
SO 7 Northeast Savannah Robertson INF
FR 20 KIRKWOOD LAUREN KUCH OF
SO 2 DMACC Bre Hunter OF
FR 7 DMACC Kaisha Wells OF
SO 6 Iowa Central Alexis Egan OF
FR 4 Iowa Central Cheyenne Andersen OF
SO 20 KIRKWOOD DONIRAE MAYHEW UTL
SO 27 Ellsworth Sydney Kramer UTL
FR 10 DMACC Morgan Nealey DP

 

2nd Team All-Region
Year # School Name Pos.
SO 13 Ellsworth Kaylee Rynish C
FR 19 KIRKWOOD HANNAH MAUSSER C
FR 17 Iowa Central Kallie Malloy P
FR 21 Iowa Lakes Yasmine Nix P
FR 23 Northeast Alayna Allen P
SO 32 DMACC Taylor Briley INF
FR 8 Ellsworth Lexi Riggall INF
SO 7 Iowa Lakes Kaitlin Walsh INF
FR 1 KIRKWOOD KENADY WAUGH INF
SO 18 NIACC Shelby Low INF
FR 6 DMACC Kelsey Hora OF
SO 20 Iowa Central Kennedy Newell OF
SO 9 Iowa Lakes Julia Sullwold OF
SO 8 Iowa Lakes  Leilani San Pedro OF
SO 14 Iowa Central Jessa May UTL
FR 23 NIACC Kaci Sherwood DP

 

Honorable Mention All-Region
Year # School Name Pos.
FR 24 Iowa Lakes Kenlee Frank C
SO 8 NIACC Kodi Hillman C
SO 7 NIACC Courtney Johannes P
FR 5 DMACC Ellie Dixon INF
SO 7 Ellsworth Abbie Young INF
FR 2 Iowa Central Katerina Anthony INF
FR 11 Iowa Central Destiny Perry INF
FR 16 Iowa Central Jenna Peschel INF
FR 22 NIACC Alyssa Laxson INF
SO 8 Northeast Jade Long INF
FR 20 DMACC Jayci Vos OF
SO 18 KIRKWOOD AUDRA BRIDENSTINE OF
SO 3 NIACC Katie Chapman OF
SO 1 Northeast Emily Sherstone OF
SO 18 Ellsworth Samantha Mills UTL
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