33 Big Ten Softball Students Earn NFCA All-Region Honors
May 17, 2018


ROSEMONT, Ill. — A total of 33 Big Ten softball students from 10 different conference schools earned National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA) Division I All-Region honors, it was announced Thursday by the NFCA.

The awards honor softball students from the Association’s 10 regions with first-, second- and third-team selections. NFCA member coaches from each respective region voted on the teams, and all the honorees now become eligible for selection to the 2018 NFCA Division I All-America squads. The NFCA will announce this year’s All-America selections at approximately 5 p.m. (ET) on May 30 on the Association’s web site, nfca.org.

The following is a list of the Big Ten students who earned NFCA Division I All-Region honors this season — the full list of NFCA Division I All-Region Teams can be seen by CLICKING HERE:

Great Lakes Region First Team
P – Meghan Beaubien, Michigan
P – Amber Fiser, Minnesota
P – Haley Hestekin, Wisconsin
C – Kendyl Lindaman, Minnesota
2B – Faith Canfield, Michigan
2B – Rachel Lewis, Northwestern
3B – Madison Uden, Michigan
SS – Brooke Wyderski, Wisconsin
OF – Morgan Nelson, Northwestern
OF – Lea Foerster, Michigan State
UT/P – Tera Blanco, Michigan

Great Lakes Region Second Team
C – Katie Alexander, Michigan
2B – Kelsey Jenkins, Wisconsin
OF – Ellee Jensen, Minnesota
OF – Sabrina Rabin, Northwestern
UT/P – Kenna Wilkey, Northwestern

Great Lakes Region Third Team
2B – MaKenna Partain, Minnesota
OF – Aidan Falk, Michigan
UT/P – Morgan Newport, Northwestern

Midwest Region First Team
P – Tara Trainer, Indiana
C – Stephanie Abello, Illinois
SS – Lilli Piper, Ohio State
OF – Kiana Sherlund, Illinois
OF – Carly Thomas, Illinois
UT/P – Shelby McCombs, Ohio State

Midwest Region Second Team
P – Allison Doocy, Iowa
P – Morgan Ray, Ohio State
2B – Emily Clark, Ohio State
UT/P – Kaylan Jablonski, Nebraska
DP/UT – Bella Loya, Illinois

Midwest Region Third Team
OF – Gabbi Jenkins, Indiana
OF – Alyvia Simmons, Nebraska
DP/UT – Maddie Westmoreland, Indiana