LOUISVILLE, Ky. - KCKCC softball players Bradi Basler and McKenna Lester were recently named to the NFCA All South-Region First and Second Team respectively on Monday, by the national office. Both players were part of a list of 79 total student-athleters from 37 programs around the country.
Basler was third on the team with a .412 batting average and had a team high 17 home runs along with 79 runs scored, 79 RBI, 16 doubles and five triples on the season. She also led the pitching staff with 26 wins, a 2.95 ERA and 226 strikeouts in 235.0 innings pitched.
Lester was the team's best hitter with a .459 batting average, while adding 12 home runs and a team leading 85 RBI, along with 48 runs scored and 89 hits. She also managed to record 25 doubles and six triples.
The awards honor softball student-athletes from the Association's three regions with first- and second-team recognition. NFCA member coaches from each respective region voted on the teams, and all the honorees now become eligible for selection to the 2022 NFCA NJCAA DII All-America squads. NJCAA DII All-Americans, voted on by member head coaches, will be announced on Friday, June 3.
The NFCA (National Fastpitch Coaches Association) is the professional organization for fastpitch softball coaches. Known for its highly-regarded All-Region and All-America awards, the NFCA also educates and supports softball coaches on a variety of different levels: from podcasts to a comprehensive drills database, to in-person events and a National Convention.
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