News Photo
Softball - Tue, May. 6, 2014

May 6, 2014

MADISON, S.D. – The 2014 NAIA Softball Unaffiliated North Star/Frontier Conference has announced its All-Conference teams and postseason awards Tuesday.  The All-Conference teams and postseason awards were voted by the league coaches.  This year's North Star/Frontier All-Conference Team consists of 18-member on the first-team and 11-member on the second team. 

Dickinson State (N.D.) swept all three postseason awards.  Alex Vargas was selected to NAIA Softball Unaffiliated NSAA/Frontier Player-of-the-Year, while her teammate Regan Lawrence was chosen as its Pitcher-of-the-Year award.  Kristen Fleury was voted as Coach-of-the-Year honor.

Below are the complete listings of all All-Conference teams and postseason awards:

2014 NAIA Softball Unaffiliated North Star/Frontier All-Conference First Team
 

Position

First Name

Last Name

Year

School

1B

Lindsey

Sullivan

Senior

Dickinson State (N.D.)

2B

Monique

Yslas

Sophomore

Dickinson State (N.D.)

3B

Rebecca

Lopez

Sophomore

Dickinson State (N.D.)

SS

Alex

Vargas

Sophomore

Dickinson State (N.D.)

C

Brianna

Grayson

Freshman

Dickinson State (N.D.)

UTIL

Janell

LaRont

Junior

Dickinson State (N.D.)

DP

Cejay

Hilhorst

Sophomore

Valley City State (N.D.)

OF

Justeena

Gutierrez

Sophomore

Dickinson State (N.D.)

OF

Courtney

Van den Bussche

Senior

Jamestown (N.D.)

OF

Samantha

Swimley

Senior

Mayville State (N.D.)

OF

Lexy

Miller

Junior

Dakota State (S.D.)

P

Regan

Lawrence

Junior

Dickinson State (N.D.)

P

Emily

Snow

Senior

Jamestown (N.D.)

At-Large

Brittany

Lehner

Senior

Valley City State (N.D.)

At-Large

Samantha

Mitchell

Freshman

Dakota State (S.D.)

At-Large

Brittany

Hill

Junior

Dakota State (S.D.)

At-Large

Brenda

Botzenhart

Junior

Presentation (S.D.)

At-Large

Savannah

McMillin

Junior

Valley City State (N.D.)

 

2014 NAIA Softball Unaffiliated North Star/Frontier All-Conference Second Team
 

First Name

Last Name

Year

School

Katie

Cameron

Sophomore

Valley City State (N.D.)

Liz

Hall-Sewell

Senior

Valley City State (N.D.)

Elizabeth

Rubalcava

Sophomore

Dakota State (S.D.)

Hattie

Fullmer

Senior

Jamestown (N.D.)

Rachel

Hughes

Freshman

Dakota State (S.D.)

Hailey

Haukeli

Junior

Presentation (S.D.)

Sydney

Larson

Freshman

Presentation (S.D.)

Kiratie

Thomas

Junior

Great Falls (Mont.)

Kassidy

Rauch

Junior

Presentation (S.D.)

Tiffany

Morgan

Junior

Dickinson State (N.D.)

Keeley

Van Blaricom

Sophomore

Great Falls (Mont.)

 

            PLAYER-OF-THE-YEAR:                      Alex Vargas – Dickinson State (N.D.)
            PITCHER-OF-THE-YEAR:                    Regan Lawrence – Dickinson State (N.D.)
            COACH-OF-THE-YEAR:                       Kristen Fleury – Dickinson State (N.D.)

Nick Huntimer, North Star Athletic Association Sports Information Director