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14 ASC Players Snag NFCA All-Region Honors
May 7, 2004

(May 7) Fourteen players from American Southwest Conference team rosters claimed spots on Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III All-Region teams selected by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA).

NFCA No. 1-ranked and ASC champion East Texas Baptist placed a conference-high four players on the All-West Region First Team. ASC West champion Texas Lutheran placed three players on All-West teams while UT Dallas (two), Howard Payne (two) and Mary Hardin-Baylor (one) also claimed spots on All-West teams. Louisiana College placed two players on NFCA All-Atlantic Region teams.

The two ASC division players of the year -- ETBU catcher Angela Gonzales and TLU pitcher Amanda Stevens -- were each All-West Region First Team picks.

Players named to NFCA All-Region first teams advance to the association’s All-America ballot. A complete list of the 2004 Louisville Slugger/NFCA Division III All-Region teams can be accessed at

(ASC Players Only)

First Team    
AL Sandi Clark Louisiana College
Second Team    
2B Trista Helverson Louisiana College
First Team    
P Amanda Stevens Texas Lutheran
C Samantha Graham Howard Payne
C Angela Gonzales East Texas Baptist
1B Jennifer Pietrowski Mary Hardin-Baylor
2B Sarah Arldt Texas-Dallas
SS Christy Shipley East Texas Baptist
OF Tonya Minor East Texas Baptist
DP Allison Ratcliff East Texas Baptist
Second Team    
P Lauren Dobson Texas Lutheran
OF Dayberly Hopper Howard Payne
DP Amy Behlen Texas Lutheran
Third Team    
AL Shaunna Lawrence Texas-Dallas

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