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Eight Bethany, KWU Softball Players Receive KCAC Honors

KCAC ReleaseMay 4, 2019

WICHITA, Kan. – The Kansas Collegiate Athletic Conference is pleased to announce the 2019 all-conference softball awards. Student-athletes were selected for all awards by vote of the KCAC head softball coaches.

The Avila University Eagles and the McPherson College Bulldogs are the co-regular season champions, ending the season with 20-4 conference records. McPherson head coach, Tony Segovia, was voted KCAC Coach of the Year by his peers.

Avila’s Mia Moreno earns the KCAC Player of the Year following a regular season where she hit a 0.467 average, 50 hits, 32 RBIs, 24 runs, and 12 doubles and five home runs. Christie Betker of McPherson College (1.30 ERA) earned KCAC Pitcher of the Year, while teammate Brittany Baroni was named Newcomer of the Year. Kat Davis of Friends University earned the 2019 KCAC Freshman of the Year honors.

The following athletes were selected by conference coaches as All-KCAC First Team, All-KCAC Second Team, Honorable Mention and Gold Glove Teams.

 

First Team        
Name School Year Position Hometown
Christie Betker McPherson College Jr. Pitcher Reno, Nev.
Hali Walters Friends University So. Pitcher Longmont, Colo.
Kayleigh Behmer Avila University Sr. Pitcher Raytown, Mo.
Madison Byrd Tabor College Jr. Pitcher Long Beach, Calif.
Makayla Akin Avila University Fr. Relief Pitcher Topeka, Kan.
Kylie Fox Friends University Sr. Catcher Wichita, Kan.
Ellena Cott-Laurie Ottawa University Sr. Catcher Topeka, Kan.
MacKenzie Nichols Friends University Sr. 1B Columbus, Ohio
Kaylee Clinton Oklahoma Wesleyan University Jr. 2B Hugo, Okla.
Mackenzie Musgrove Avila University So. SS Blue Springs, Mo.
Mia Moreno Avila University So. 3B San Antonio, Texas
Jessica Jones McPherson College Jr. OF Brentwood, Calif.
Meida Tautalatasi York College Jr. OF Alameda, Calif.
Shelby Belloni Friends University Sr. OF Denver, Colo.
Kelsei Davis Avila University Jr. OF Camdenton, Mo.
Madison McDowell Bethel College Sr. UTL Basehor, Kan.
Lexi Hanson Avila University Sr. DP Kansas City, Mo.
         
Second Team        
Name School Year Position Hometown
Brittany Baroni McPherson College Jr. Pitcher Galt, Calif.
Madison McKinney Avila University Jr. Pitcher Norborne, Mo.
Tara Stubits Kansas Wesleyan University So. Pitcher Topeka, Kan.
Brandi Cayler Ottawa University Fr. Pitcher Topeka, Kan.
Alysia Rodriguez York College Sr. Relief Pitcher Canyon Lake, Calif.
Jenna Christensen McPherson College So. Catcher Fortuna, Calif.
Emalee Overbay Bethel College So. Catcher Louisburg, Kan.
Cierra McGee Avila University So. 1B Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Danielle Cornejo York College Jr. 2B Chino, Calif.
Ciera Flores Bethany College So. SS San Leandro, Calif.
Alexa Romero Ottawa University Sr. 3B Broken Arrow, Okla.
Kat Davis Friends University Fr. OF Keller, Texas
Sammi Bates Ottawa University Jr. OF Olathe, Kan.
Taylor LaGrange Kansas Wesleyan University Sr. OF Mont Belvieu, Texas
Kerrigan Simons Bethel College Jr. OF Riley, Kan.
Alex Ritzema Southwestern College Sr. UTL Waterloo, Wisc.
MacKenzie Lyons Southwestern College Jr. DP Ponca City, Okla.
         
Honorable Mention        
Name School Year Position Hometown
Ashley Nava Bethany College Jr. Pitcher Riverside, Calif.
Teanne Edens Sterling College Jr. Pitcher Cloverdale, Calif.
Paige Siewert University of Saint Mary Sr. Pitcher Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Hannah Foltz Southwestern College Jr. Relief Pitcher Douglass, Kan.
Taylor Lenggenhager Kansas Wesleyan University Jr. Catcher Austin, Texas
Kiana Villarreal York College So. Catcher Keizer, Ore.
Laura Leos York College Sr. 1B Wilmington, Calif.
Kirsten Redfern Kansas Wesleyan University Fr. 1B Keller, Texas
Alexis Wilson Bethel College Sr. 2B Wamego, Kan.
Emerson Yakle Avila University So. 2B Kearney, Mo.
Allison Kearney Ottawa University Fr. SS Valley Falls, Kan.
Destiny Bacon McPherson College So. SS La Mesa, Calif.
Michelle Schrag Bethel College Sr. SS Moundridge, Kan.
Kylecia Taylor McPherson College So. 3B Ft. Hood, Texas
Payton Langley Oklahoma Wesleyan University So. 3B Oklahoma City, Okla.
Miranda Escalara Sterling College Sr. 3B Santa Clarita, Calif.
Samantha Adami York College Sr. 3B Hayward, Calif.
Hannah Price Bethany College So. OF Temecula, Calif.
Alexis Solis University of Saint Mary Jr. OF Bakersfield, Calif.
Reagan Eastabrooks Avila University Jr. OF Odessa, Mo.
Tannah Colson Bethany College Fr. OF Huntington, Texas
Isabella Gonzalez Friends University Sr. OF Bakersfield, Calif.
Kori Lacey Ottawa University Jr. OF Edmond, Okla.
Tiah Grass Sterling College Sr. OF Pendleton, Ore.
Taylor Kathler Tabor College Sr. OF Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada
Chelsea Conrad McPherson College Sr. OF Ione, Calif.
Tomi-Lyn Hickman Ottawa University So. OF Oskaloosa, Kan.
Hailey Reece University of Saint Mary So. OF Lee’s Summit, Mo.
Bailey Bodkin Sterling College Sr. OF Stevenson Ranch, Calif.
Samantha Torres University of Saint Mary Sr. UTL Morgan Hill, Calif.
Selena Gomez York College Jr. UTL Gilroy, Calif.
Kaycee Carter Sterling College Jr. DP Pinon Hills, Calif.
Alysia Rodriguez York College Sr. DP Canyon Lake, Calif.
         
Gold Glove        
Name School Year Position Hometown
Teanne Edens Sterling College Jr. Pitcher Cloverdale, Calif.
Kylie Fox Friends University Sr. Catcher Wichita, Kan.
Samantha Torres University of Saint Mary Sr. 1B Morgan Hill, Calif.
Madison Primrose Tabor College So. 2B Fountain Valley, Calif.
Danielle Cornejo York College Jr. 2B Chino, Calif.
Miranda Escalara Sterling College Sr. 3B Santa Clarita, Calif.
Allison Kearney Ottawa University Fr. SS Valley Falls, Kan.
Kylie Boehmer Avila University Fr. OF Grain Valley, Mo.
Tannah Colson Bethany College Fr. OF Huntington, Texas
Isabella Gonzalez Friends University Sr. OF Bakersfield, Calif.
Emily Balcom Oklahoma Wesleyan University Fr. OF Poway, Calif.
Cassidy Schubert Southwestern College So. OF Terrell, Texas
Hailey Reece University of Saint Mary So. OF Lee’s Summit, Mo.

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