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Twenty-five candidates in running for Schutt Sports / NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year

 

On May 10, the list will be trimmed down to the top 10, while the top three finalists will be selected and released on May 23. The Schutt Sports / NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year trophy will be presented during a live ceremony at the Women’s College World Series banquet on May 29.

 

The Schutt Sports / NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year award was created in 2014 to honor outstanding athletic achievement among Division I freshmen softball student-athletes.

 

Schutt Sports/NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year

2017 – Rachel Garcia, UCLA

2016 – Amanda Lorenz, Florida

2015 – Paige Parker, Oklahoma

2014 – Annie Aldrete, Tennessee & Kasey Cooper, Auburn

 

NFCA Division I National Freshman of the Year Top 25

Hannah Adams, 2B, Florida

Jocelyn Alo, DP/OF, Oklahoma

Patricia Awald, 1B, Kennesaw State

Meghan Beaubien, P, Michigan

Payton Buresch, P, James Madison

Georgina Corrick, P, USF

Sophie Dandola, P, Hofstra

Mia Davidson, C, Mississippi State

Danielle Gibson, 1B, Arizona State

Mary Haff, P, Arkansas

Naomi Hernandez, OF, Long Beach State

Mary Iakopo, C/DP, Oregon

Janae Jefferson, 2B, Texas

Aaliyah Jordan, OF, UCLA

Rachel Lewis, 2B, Northwestern

Kelsey Oh, P, South Carolina

Briana Perez, SS, UCLA

Gabbie Plain, P, Washington

Katie Prebble, 1B, Gardner-Webb

Paige Rauch, 2B/P, Fordham

Alison Seng, 1B/DP, Boise State

Sydney Sherrill, 2B, Florida State

Kaylee Tow, OF, Alabama

Sadie Wise, OF, Saint Louis

Brooke Yanez, P, UC Davis