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

MIDWEST

FIRST TEAM

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

 

SECOND TEAM

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