Madi McCoy Makes NFCA NJCAA Division II First-Team All American
Thirty-two student-athletes from 17 different institutions garnered 2018 National Fastpitch Coaches Association NJCAA Division II All-America honors, the Association announced on Wednesday, June 6.
Illinois Central College’s Madi McCoy (.433, 20 HR, 73 RBI) was named to the list of infield selections and was tied for second in the nation in long balls. Also named to the infield selections were Phoenix’s Haley Johnson (.434, 89 H, 19 2B, 18 HR, 72 RBI, .810 SLG), LSU-Eunice’s duo of Madison Monson (.389, 19 HR, 3 3B, 65 RBI, .751 SLG) and Mima Doucet (.455, 100 H, 29 2B, 79 R, 39 SB), and Kirkwood’s Rachel Stewart (.474), 100 H, 22 2B, 13 HR, 62 RBI, 102 R). Doucet’s doubles and hits led the nation and were program records, while Monson’s homers were a team high and fourth best in NJCAA DII. Steward matched Doucet with the top spot in hits and also led the nation in runs scored.
Kirkwood Community College led the way with five All-America selections, four on the first team. Des Moines Area Community College (DMACC), who took home third at the NJCAA DII tournament, had four student-athletes recognized, while national champion Jones County Junior College (JCJC) and national runner-up Phoenix College each collected three All-Americans.
Iowa Central Community College’s Alexis Egan was named the New Balance Golden Shoe recipient, while Kirkwood’s Monika Bevans was selected the Diamond Sports/NFCA Catcher of the Year.