LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association has announced the 2019 NFCA Division II All-Region teams. This year’s squads are comprised of 209 student-athletes from 118 programs.
The awards honor softball student-athletes from the Association’s eight regions with first and second-team selections. NFCA member coaches from each respective region voted on the teams, and all the honorees now become eligible for selection to the 2019 NFCA Division II All-America squads.
Winona State led the way with five representatives. The Warriors, the second seed in the Central Region, garnered three first-team honors. Topping the charts with four first-team plaudits is Kutztown out of the Atlantic Region.
Kutztown was joined by Alabama-Huntsville, Augustana, Concordia Irvine, LIU Post and West Florida with four nods apiece. Along with the Warriors, the Pioneers, the Eagles, the Argos, Central Oklahoma, Newberry and Wilmington took home three first-team selections.
The Gulf South Conference, Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference and South Atlantic Conference had 15 student-athletes apiece. The Lone Star Conference earned 13 honors, while the California Collegiate Athletic Association and Northern Sun Intercollegiate Conference posted 12 selections. The Great Lakes Valley Conference paced the Midwest with 12 selections, while the East Coast Conference and Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference topped the East with nine each.
The 2019 NFCA Division II All-American teams will be announced on Wednesday, May 22 at the NCAA Division II National Championship Banquet in Denver, Colo.