Softball Signee Named All-Region Selection

July 12, 2010


Kansas softball signee Laura Vickers was named to the South Central All-Region Second Team, it was announced by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association.

The No. 18 softball recruit according to ESPNU, Vickers, who hails from Olathe East High School in Olathe, Kan., earns her second-straight all-region accolade. Last season she was named NFCA All-America Honorable Mention, as well as an all-state shortstop. In 2008, Vickers was the Kansas Sunflower League Player of the Year, KC Star Player of the Year and NFCA All-America Second Team. She was also the Sunflower League’s Newcomer of the Year her freshman season.

Vickers will join the Jayhawks beginning in the 2010-11 academic year along with fellow signees Kendra Cullum, Colleen Hohman, Elsa Moyer, Ashley Newman and Ashley Spencer.