BUCKHANNON — West Virginia Wesleyan's Kennedy Cowart and Lauryn King were recently selected to the NFCA Second Team All-Atlantic Region.
Cowart, a sophomore from Houston (Texas), made the team as a utility player.
On the year she hit .416 at the plate, tallied up a team-high 57 hits, and drove in 23 runs.
She was versatile in the field, playing first, second, third, and shortstop.
Cowart boasted a .980 fielding percentage on the year.
King, a sophomore outfielder from Chester (Va.), hit .417 in the box, while posting a .750 slugging percentage.
She led the Lady Bobcats in home runs (9), RBI's (28), and was a perfect 6-6 on stolen bases.
On the field, she posted a .933 fielding percentage.
Eight total players from the Mountain East Conference were represented on the team.
Shepherd's Lori Sturgill was tabbed as a first team pitcher and Concord's Jenna Witt was selected as a first team third baseman.
Also making the regional team were Charleston’s Haleigh Christopher as a second team honoree as a catcher, as was Shepherd’s Connor Gilligan (1B), Concord’s Kylie Kent (SS), West Virginia State’s Paige Scrugs (OF) and Charleston’s Carly Turner (Utility/Pitcher).
NFCA ATLANTIC REGION TEAM
Pos. Name School
Pitcher Rebekah Slattery Lock Haven University
Pitcher Lori Sturgill Shepherd University
Catcher Brooke Wilson California University
First Base Jenna Lipowski Kutztown University
Second Base Brianna Garber West Chester University
Third Base Jenna Witt Concord University
Shortstop Sarah Ingerick Gannon University
Outfield Olivia JankowskiEdinboro University
Outfield Sara Keeny Kutztown University
Outfield Tamara Jennings Kutztown University
Designated Player Cheyenne Jones Kutztown University
Utility-Pitcher Taylor Robblee California University
Utility-Non-Pitcher Danna Heh Edinboro University
Pos. Name School
Pitcher Reilly Gearhart West Chester University Pitcher Abby Wild Bloomsburg University
Catcher Haleigh Christopher University of Charleston
First Base Connor Gilligan Shepherd University
Second Base Daijah Chambers Winston-Salem State
Third Base Courtney Coy Shippensburg University
Shortstop Kylie Kent Concord University
Outfield Erin DelPierre Bloomsburg University
Outfield Paige Scruggs West Virginia State
Outfield Lauryn King West Virginia Wesleyan
Designated Player Chaston Huntly Claflin University
Utility-Pitcher Carly Turner University of Charleston
Utility-Non-Pitcher Kennedy Cowart West Virginia Wesleyan