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Northwest Bearcats

Press Release


May 18, 2011

Daugherty earns all-region honors

MARYVILLE, Mo.-Northwest Missouri State senior outfielder Kit Daugherty has been named to the Daktronics All-South Central Region Softball Team as voted on by members of College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).

A second-team selection, Daugherty batted .382 with eight home runs, 26 RBIs and 39 runs scored while starting all 44 games for the Bearcats. She set a program record by hitting safely in 19 consecutive games from the end of February and into April. She batted .468 during the streak and had two hits or more in 13 of the 19 games.

Daugherty led Northwest in nearly all offensive categories. Regionally, she ranks third in triples (5), fifth in runs per game (0.89), 13th in average and 15th in slugging percentage. Daugherty also stole 15 bases on 17 attempts.

Daugherty is one of eight players from the MIAA selected to the team. The Lone Star Conference led the way with 16 selections while the Heartland Conference had two.

First Team
Brittney Tanner, Midwestern State, P
Beth Haley, Nebraska-Omaha, P
Jackie Bishop, Missouri Western State, P
Malinee Powell, Fort Hays State, C
Jared Gonzalez, St. Mary's (Texas), 1B
Alix Dean, Angelo State, 2B
Bailey Vrazel, Texas Woman's, SS
Mallory Mooney, Midwestern State, 3B
Elena Bennett, Midwestern State, OF
Kim LeComte, West Texas A&M, OF
Jeana Keyes, Southeastern Oklahoma State, OF
Kaycee Taylor, Angelo State, DP
Lindsey Slocum, Nebraska-Omaha, UT

Second Team
Kristina Gutierrez, Midwestern State, P
Emily Brittain, St. Mary's (Texas), P
Briana Sanchez, Incarnate Word, P
Kim Jerrick, Midwestern State, C
Taylor Howard, Eastern New Mexico, 1B
Angela Mahan, Emporia State, 2B
Molly Feichtinger, Nebraska-Omaha, SS
Sam Vrska, Southeastern Oklahoma State, 3B
Kasey Henderson, West Texas A&M, OF
Brittany Astle, Angelo State, OF
Brittany Douglas, Missouri Western State, OF
Kit Daugherty, Northwest Missouri State, OF
Stacy Giles, St. Edward's, DP
Audra Rhudy, Southeastern Oklahoma State, P/DP
Bailey Vrazel, Texas Woman's

South Central Region Pitcher of the Year
Brittney Tanner, Midwestern State

For more information, please contact:

Media Relations Department, Northwest Athletics | 660.562.1118 | Fax: 660.562.1582

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