McCaulley Earns All-Region Honors

May 15, 2008


<?xml:namespace prefix=”st1″ ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:smarttags”?>University of Kansas center fielder Dougie McCaulley was named to the 2008 Midwest All-Region Second Team it was announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association Thursday. McCaulley, a junior out of Victorville, Calif., becomes the ninth player under coach Tracy Bunge to garner all-region accolades.<?xml:namespace prefix=”o” ns=”urn:schemas-microsoft-com:office:office”?>

McCaulley led the Jayhawk offense throughout the season and wrapped up the year with the school’s sixth-best single-season average batting .375. She also finished 2008 with a team-high 63 hits, the ninth-best mark in a KU single season.

KU’s center fielder also earned All-Big 12 Second Team honors this season and is the first all-region selection for Kansas since Kassie Humphrey and Serena Settlemier in 2006.

Chosen by NFCA member coaches from each region, the honorees will now be eligible for selection to the Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-America first, second or third teams to be announced prior to the Women’s College World Series. The WCWS will be played May 28-June 3 at the ASA Hall of Fame Stadium in Oklahoma City.

2008 Midwest All-Region

First Team

P – D.J. Mathis, University of Oklahoma

P – Tara Oltman, CreightonUniversity

C – LindseyVandeverUniversity of Oklahoma

1B – Amanda Renth, University of Missouri, Columbia

2B – Andee Allen, University of Missouri, Columbia

3B – Brette Reagan, BaylorUniversity

SS – Savannah Long, University of Oklahoma

OF – Rhea Taylor, University of Missouri, Columbia

OF – Amber Flores, University of Oklahoma

OF – Nicole Wesley, BaylorUniversity

UT/P – Megan Gibson, TexasA&MUniversity

UT – Tallie Thrasher, University of Texas

Second Team

P – Stacey Delaney, University of Missouri, Columbia

P – Meagan Denny, University of Texas

P – Allison Bakke, North Dakota State University

C – T.J. Eadus, CreightonUniversity

1B – Samantha Ricketts, University of Oklahoma

2B – Alysia Hamilton, Oklahoma State University

3B – Jamie Hinshaw, TexasA&MUniversity

SS – Loryn Johnson, University of Texas

OF – Kirsten Shortridge, BaylorUniversity

OF – Dougie McCaulley, University of Kansas

OF -Lauren Lindsay, University of Tulsa

UT/P – Jen Bruck, University of Missouri, Columbia

UT – Melissa Chmielewski, North DakotaStateUniversity