Simpson softball players earn All-American and All-Tournament honors

Simpson University Sports News

05.18.2011

TROUTVILLE, Va. - Simpson University women's softball team's team's junior Nicki Feuerbach was selected to the NCCAA I Softball All-American team. Feuerbach led the California Pacific Conference in batting average hitting 45 percent. She was also selected first team All-Cal Pac.

Junior Brooke Downs, freshman Chelsea Dunn, and sophomore Nicole Hutchins were selected to the NCCAA Softball World Series All-Tournament Team.

Simpson lost to North Greenville in the championship game 2-1 and finished second in the nation on Saturday, May 14. Last season the Lady Red Hawks finished fourth in the NCCAA Tournament, so this was a major improvement. Simpson is playing in the NAIA Softball National Championship May 19-26. This is the first time any Simpson University team has reached the NAIA National Tournament.

Pictured above is All-American Nicki Feuerbach

 

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