Frankenstein Named All-Region

May 18, 2005


University of Kansas junior shortstop Destiny Frankenstein (Broken Arrow, Okla.) was named First Team All-Region by the National Fastpitch Coaches’ Association, the league announced Wednesday.

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Frankenstein, a 2005 All-Big 12 Conference First Team selection, led the Jayhawks with a .371 batting average, 53 hits, 106 total bases, 14 home runs and a .741 slugging percentage in the regular season. The Broken Arrow, Okla., native also hit .404 in Big 12 games, slugged .788 and was errorless at shortstop in 17 contests.

Frankenstein is the first Jayhawk to be named all-region since All-American Christi Musser, currently an assistant coach at KU, earned first-team honors in 2002. All-America selections will be announced on May 31.

Frankenstein and the Jayhawks travel to Athens, Ga., this week for its first NCAA Regional appearance since 1999. The Jayhawks (30-22) will face Georgia Tech (49-12) in first round action at 4 p.m. Friday at the UGA Softball Stadium.

2005 NFCA/Speedline/Louisville Midwest All-Region Teams


Cat Osterman, Pitcher, University of Texas

Kami Keiter, Pitcher, University of Oklahoma

Heather Scaglione, Catcher, University of Oklahoma

Sheena Lawrick, 1st Base, University of Nebraska

Anne Steffan, 2nd Base, University of Nebraska

Destiny Frankenstein, Shortstop, University of Kansas

Norelle Dickson, 3rd Base, University of Oklahoma

Megan Gibson, DP, Texas A & M University

Amanda Scarborough, Utility, Texas A & M University

Kristin Veseley, OF, University of Oklahoma

Micaela Minner, OF, University of Missouri

Harmony Schwethelm, OF, Baylor University

2nd TEAM

Tammy Nielsen, Pitcher, Creighton University

Ashley DeBuhr, Pitcher, University of Nebraska

Julie Darling, Catcher, Wichita State University

Tessa Lynam, 1st Base, Baylor University

Chez Sievers, 2nd Base, University of Texas

Kim Wilmoth, Shortstop, Baylor University

Jessica Yoachim, 3rd Base, University of Nebraska

Chelsi Lake, DP, Baylor University

Abby Johnson, Utility, Creighton University

Sharonda McDonald, OF, Texas A & M University

Katie McGeeney, OF, Wichita State University

Jessica Leslie, OF, University of Oklahoma

Shanel Scott, OF, Oklahoma State University