Sixteen players have been honored as Louisville Slugger/NFCA NJCAA Division III All-Americans , it was announced today by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
Amanda Page of NJCAA Division II Champion Monroe Community College was selected as the Diamond Sports Catcher of the Year. She was joined on the All-America squad by teammates pitcher Lindsey Grace and infielder Samantha Rollins.
Page hit .614, posting 97 hits with 12 doubles, two triples, 15 home runs and 78 RBI on the season. Rollins also had an impressive offensive campaign, hitting .577 with five doubles, three triples and five home runs with 105 RBI and 63 runs scored. In the circle, Grace went 12-3 on the season with 89 strikeouts and a 1.43 ERA over 88 innings in the circle.
Danielle DePaquale of Glouchester Community College earned the adidas Golden Shoe award for the nation’s top stolen bases total. She was also named a first-team All-American.
Brookdale Community College also had three All-Americans including pitcher Amy Bankos, infielder Booy Erbig and outfielder Allyson Melia.
Camden County Community College checked in with a trio of All-Americans including pitcher Ashley Jimenez, infielder Stephanie Lento and outfielder Nicole DiVece.
From Corning Community College, catcher Angella Hooey, infielder Emily Scudder and outfielder Brandi Hawk were named to the All-America squad.
Schools with single Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-America selections included Katie Zinn, an infielder from College of DuPage; Sarah Kessler, a designated player from Joliet Junior College; and Oriana Smith, an outfielder from Ocean County Community College.