Haney, Hancock Named Daktronics All-Americans

By Doug Fitzgerald published May 17, 2007


University of Colorado at Colorado Springs softball players Stacy Haney and Rachel Hancock were named to the inaugural Daktronics NCAA Division II All-American Team, the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA) announced Thursday.

Haney, an outfielder, was named first-team All-American by a vote of the nations' sports information directors while Hancock, a second baseman, was named to the second team.

Haney led the nation in both total RBIs (93) and RBIs per game (1.64) and was among the national leaders in slugging percentage, batting average, home runs, runs scored and walks. She won the Rocky Mountain Athletic Conference's Triple Crown by leading the conference in RBIs, home runs (19) and batting average (.497). The junior from Littleton led the RMAC in 10 offensive categories.

Hancock had a .376 batting average with 12 home runs and 44 RBIs. The sophomore from Lafayette sported a .713 slugging percentage and a .439 on base percentage.

FIRST TEAM
PITCHER: MEGAN BROWN, Sr., Florida Southern College (Carrollton, Ga.)
Sunshine State Conference "Pitcher of the Year"'; MVP of South Regional has five no-hitters in 2007

PITCHER: AMBER BROWNING, Sr., Columbus State University (Columbus, Ga.)
Peach Belt Conference "Pitcher of the Year" won her first 25 decisions; has a 19.8:1 strikeout-to-walk ratio

PITCHER: KRISTIN ERB, Jr., Lock Haven University (Reading, Pa.)
PSAC West "Pitcher of the Year" leads nation in earned run average and is second in wins in Division II

CATCHER: JEANIEL PATI, Sr., Henderson State University (Copperas Cove, Texas)
First-team All-Gulf South performer led conference in on-base percentage; threw out 12 of 27 trying to steal

FIRST BASE: STEPH DENLINGER, So., Kutztown University (Harleysville, Pa.)
PSAC West "Player of the Year" led league in eight offensive categories; set PSAC records for homers, RBI

SECOND BASE: KANDI WIEBERG, Jr., University of Missouri-Rolla (St. Elizabeth, Mo.)
GLVC "Player of the Year" set new career marks for doubles and homers while hitting in leadoff spot

THIRD BASE: CARMEN PAEZ, Jr., Florida Gulf Coast University (Belle Glade, Fla.)
Daktronics "Player of the Year" set Division II record for home runs in a season with 28

SHORTSTOP: RACHEL ADAMS, Sr., University of Central Missouri (Barnhart, Mo.)
MIAA Most Valuable Player led Jennies in nearly every offensive category; set career home run record

OUTFIELD: JENNY DUNN, Jr., University of Arkansas-Monticello (Adelaide, Australia)
Named to All-Gulf South Conference first team; led Cotton Blossoms in runs batted in

OUTFIELD: STACY HANEY, Jr., University of Colorado-Colorado Springs (Littleton, Colo.)
RMAC "Player of the Year" leads all of Division II in runs batted in

OUTFIELD: BRITTANY WALKER, Sr., Lincoln Memorial University (Ooltewah, Tenn.)
South Atlantic Conference "Player of the Year" finished career atop most career lists at LMU

DESIGNATED PLAYER: KAYCEE TAYLOR, Fr., Angelo State University (Carrollton, Texas)
Named as Lone Star Conference's "Freshman of the Year" and first-team all-league

UTILITY: KATIE VELTRI, Sr., Nova Southeastern University (Loxahatchee, Fla.)
Named "Player of the Year" in Sunshine State Conference; won league's triple crown in 200

second team
PITCHER: MALISSA MAGEE, Jr., St. Mary's University (Houston, Texas)
PITCHER: LIZZY PRESCOTT, Jr., Humboldt State University (Castro Valley, Calif.)
PITCHER: MOLLY YETMAN, Jr., Wayne State University (Cambridge, Ontario)
CATCHER: CHRISTIE SOFTY, Fr., Long Island University -- C.W. Post (Floral Park, N.Y.)
FIRST BASE: MEREDITH HECKEL, Jr., University of Arkansas-Monticello (Hot Springs, Ark.)
SECOND BASE: RACHEL HANCOCK, So., University of Colorado-Colorado Springs (Lafayette, Colo.)
THIRD BASE: SOPHIA BLUE, So., North Carolina Central University (Hope Mille, N.C.)
SHORTSTOP: JACLYN CORROTO, Jr., Gannon University (Boardman, Ohio)
OUTFIELD: ERIN BROWN, Sr., Columbus State University (Wakulla, Fla.)
OUTFIELD: TRICIA CORBIN, So., Bowie State University (Glen Burnie, Md.)
OUTFIELD: SHERRI RABENOLD, Jr., Rollins College (Jacksonville, Fla.)
DESIGNATED PLAYER: JILL FISHER, Sr., Long Island University -- C.W. Post (Boyertown, Pa.)
UTILITY: MICHELLE ISHIDA, Fr., North Carolina Central University (San Gabriel, Calif.)

THIRD TEAM
PITCHER: KAITLIN COLOSIMO, So., Southern Illinois University Edwardsville (Orland Park, Ill.)
PITCHER: MEREDITH O'CONNOR, Jr., Lenoir-Rhyne College (Charlotte, N.C.)
PITCHER: COURTNEY REED, Sr., Emporia State University (Bonner Springs, Kan.)
CATCHER: JESSICA STRICKLAND, So., University of South Carolina Aiken (North Charleston, S.C.)
FIRST BASE: NATALIE GALLETLY, So., Humboldt State University (San Ramon, Calif.)
SECOND BASE: WHITNEY HICKAM, Jr., Carson-Newman College (Knoxville, Tenn.)
THIRD BASE: KEIDRA BAILEY, Sr., Georgia College & State University (Stockbridge, Ga.)
SHORTSTOP: MACY BAKER, So., Angelo State University (Crowley, Texas)
OUTFIELD: CASIE HANSON, So., University of North Dakota (St. Peter, Minn.)
OUTFIELD: KANDACE KUBAT, Sr., Angelo State University (Mesquite, Texas)
OUTFIELD: TARAS WALLACE, Jr., Dowling College (Barnegat, N.J.)
DESIGNATED PLAYER: Megan Russell, Fr., University of Indianapolis (Indianapolis, Ind.)
UTILITY: SARAH MUELLER, So., Ferris State University (Santa Clarita, Calif.)

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