GLIAC Softball Lands Ten NFCA All-Region Honorees

GLIAC Softball Lands Ten NFCA All-Region Honorees

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The National Fastpitch Coaches Association has announced the 2017 NFCA Division II All-Region teams. This year's squads are comprised of 207 student-athletes from 120 programs. The Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) earned ten selections to the All-Midwest Region team for the second straight season, including six first-team honorees.

2018 NFCA D2 All-Midwest Region Teams
First Team
Name School Pos.
Allison Lipovsky Grand Valley State P
Mallory Teunissen Davenport P
Kyleigh Payne Purdue Northwest 1B
Meredith Rousse Saginaw Valley 2B
Teagan Shomin Grand Valley State 3B
Kaylie Rhynard Grand Valley State Utility-Non-Pitcher
Second Team
Name School Pos.
Allie Grys Grand Valley State P
Paige Summers Ashland 3B
Sydni Pauley Northwood OF
Alexa Flores Davenport DP


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 2017 NFCA Division II All-American squads.

The 2018 NFCA Division II All-American teams will be announced on Wednesday, May 23 at the NCAA Division II National Championship Banquet in Salem, Va.