Three Crowder players have been named to the NJCAA Division I Midwest All-Region team by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.
Freshman catcher Baylor Miles earned first team and sophomore pitcher Maddie Massanelli and freshman infielder Kristen Wade made second team.
In 59 games, Miles made her mark, especially at the plate with a .411 average (67 for 163), 56 runs scored, 24 doubles, one triple, 11 home runs, 81 RBI, 22 walks and eight strikeouts, and eight stolen bases in 10 attempts. Miles finished with .517 on-base and .773 slugging.
Miles tied for 10th in NJCAA-I in RBI, in a season when Salt Lake’s Ashlee Snyder led the nation with 115 RBI in 55 games.
Additionally, Miles finished seventh in doubles and fifth in times being hit by pitch (16).
Making 32 appearances and 31 starts in the circle, Massanelli put together a 27-3 record and a 2.71 ERA with 114 strikeouts and 48 walks over 163 innings. Massanelli tied for second in the nation in wins and she ranked eighth in games started, as well as 22nd in shutouts with six and 26th in complete games with 20.
Wade hit .447 (89-199) on the season with 62 runs scored, 29 doubles, two triples, eight homers, 62 RBI, nine walks and nine strikeouts, and nine stolen bases in nine attempts. She added .477 on-base and .734 slugging.
Wade led the nation in doubles and finished 13th in hits.
Miles, Massanelli, and Wade helped the Lady ‘Riders to a 54-13 overall record and Region 16 runner-up finish.
NFCA NJCAA DI ALL-REGION
P: Dalilah Barnes, Temple
P: Abbie Dart, Tyler
P: Karina Sanchez, Temple
C: Baylor Miles, Crowder
C: Shelbi Court, Tyler
IF: Chelsea Fagan, Bossier Parish
IF: Paige Byrd, Wabash Valley
IF: Madilyn Weatherly, Temple
IF: Taylor Barnes, Jefferson
IF: Erin Kuba, Indian Hills
OF: Abby Rollet, Jefferson
OF: Shaena Robisnon, Marshalltown
OF: Briana Paysinger, Tyler
OF: Taylor Jones, Indian Hills
DP: Elisa Favela, Bossier Parish
UT: Zoe Hicks, Iowa Western
P: Jade Montgomery, Wabash Valley
P: Hannah Shirley, Wabash Valley
P: Maddie Massanelli, Crowder
C: Allison Helton, Lake Land
C: Allison Bravo, San Jacinto-South
C: Shelby Edwards, Kilgore
IF: Makenzie Goswick, Tyler
IF: Megan Eder, Wabash Valley
IF: Allyson O’Dell, Olney Central
IF: Kendall Hastings, Lake Land
IF: Kristen Wade, Crowder
OF: Lily Gregory, Iowa Western
OF: Taylor McHenry, San Jacinto-South
OF: Destinee Miles, Wabash Valley
OF: Haylee Short, Lake Land
OF: Jayleen Lantier, Bossier Parish
DP: Zoe Miranda, Navarro
UT: Sydney Gutierrez, Blinn