Brooklyn Waddell Named to NFCA All-American Team

Brooklyn Waddell Named to NFCA All-American Team

LOUISVILLE – In all 46 players from 41 different institutions have been chosen to one of three 2016 NFCA Division II All-American teams, the Association announced on this past weekend.

Fifth-ranked Humboldt State led all schools with three total All-Americans, while No. 4 North Georgia, No. 1 West Texas A & M, and No. 10 Wayne State (Michigan) brought home two nods.

West Virginia Wesleyan landed one player on the team.

Junior second baseman Brooklyn Waddell was named to the third team. 

Waddell helped the Lady Bobcats to a school-record 54 wins and an appearance in the NCAA Atlantic Region championship game.

She hit .360 with 11 home runs and 54 RBI.

She led the Mountain East Conference in hits, runs and runs-batted-in.


2016 NFCA Division II All-Americans

First Team

Position                                    Name                                   School

Pitcher                                       Courtney Poole                  University of North Georgia

Pitcher                                       Morgan Foley                     University of Indianapolis

Pitcher                                       Hannah Perryman            University of Missouri St. Louis

Catcher                                     Haley Hodges                    University of Southern Indiana

Catcher                                     Lacey Taylor                      West Texas A&M University

First Base                                  Brooklynn Clark                University of North Alabama

Second Base                            Jessica Simmons                Southeastern Oklahoma State

Third Base                                Kaitlyn Bannister              University of Alabama in Huntsville

Third Base                                Brenna Martini                  Adelphi University

Shortstop                                  Makayla Kovac                 Colorado Mesa University

Outfield                                     Stephanie Hartness          University of North Georgia

Outfield                                     Kelsey Vining                    University of Montevallo

Outfield                                     Courtney Iacobacci           Fairmont State University

Designated Player                     Ashlyn White                     Henderson State University

Utility-Pitcher                            Lyndsay Butler                  Wayne State University

Utility-Non-Pitcher                     Rhiannon Sassman           University of West Florida

At-Large/First Base                    Kat Zabielski                     New York Institute of Technology


Second Team                                                                                    

Position                                    Name                                   School

Pitcher                                       Carley Tysinger                 Catawba College

Pitcher                                       Katie Obbema                   Humboldt State University

Pitcher                                       Madison Williams              Humboldt State University

Catcher                                     Marissa Monasseri             Caldwell University

Catcher                                     Emily Dagnan                    Lee University

First Base                                  Kate Ruwe                         University of Nebraska at Kearney

Second Base                             Nicki Sprague                     Azusa Pacific University

Third Base                                Jade McGarr                       Wayne State University

Shortstop                                  Morgan Heard                    University of Central Oklahoma

Outfield                                     Lexie Loos                          Wayne State College

Outfield                                     Brooke Goad                      Southern Arkansas University

Outfield                                     Hanna Holland                  Humboldt State University

Designated Player                      Bailey Gaspar                    University of Hawaii at Hilo

Utility-Pitcher                            Ally Foster                          Bellarmine University

Utility-Non-Pitcher                     London Miller                    California Baptist University

At-Large/Outfield                      Janessa Bassett                  Dixie State University


Third Team                                                                                       

Position                                    Name                                   School

Pitcher                                       Kilee Halbert                      West Texas A&M University

Catcher                                     Shannon Daly                    University of Sioux Falls

First Base                                  Kiley Rusen                        Valdosta State University

Second Base                             Charlotte Romero               Colorado Christian University

Third Base                                Morgan Colburn                  Lubbock Christian University

Shortstop                                  Taylor Kline                       Ohio Dominican University

Outfield                                     Tealey Farquhar                Texas Woman's University

At-Large/Pitcher                        Stephanie Adkins              Saint Leo University

At-Large/First Base                   Sydney Wellmann              St. Mary's University

At-Large/Second Base           Brooklyn Waddell            West Virginia Wesleyan College

At-Large/Pitcher                       Alex Sagl                            California University of Pennsylvania

At-Large/Utility-Pitcher             Jalissa Gum                         Arkansas Tech University

At-Large/Pitcher                      Coley Ries                            Minnesota State University