LOUISVILLE, KY. -- Defiance College senior softball player Megan Warren (Mason) has been named third-team All-Central Region by the National Fastpitch Coaches Association (NFCA). [NFCA All-Region Teams]
Warren was one of 360 players chosen for the 2017 NFCA Division III All-Region softball teams which are comprised of three 15-player teams in each of the country's eight NCAA regions. She was also one of six total players from the Heartland Collegiate Athletic Conference to be seleted to this year's all-region teams.
Already this season, Warren earned All-HCAC honors for the second time in her career with her first first-team recognitition. As a senior, Warren played in and started all 42 games. She led the team in several statistical categories including: batting average (.401), hits (55), at-bats (137), doubles (10), RBI (33) and was tied for the team-lead in stolen bases with five. Her 55 hits tied for her the school single-season record. In addition, her 33 RBI were tied for seventh most in a season and her .401 batting average was the ninth highest in a season.
For her career, Warren played in 145 games and started 140. She posted a lifetime .349 batting average (151-of-433) with eight home runs, three triples, 38 doubles, 57 runs scored and 99 RBI. Her 38 doubles is a program all-time high and she also ranks second all-time in RBI (99), third in hits (151), eighth in home runs (eight), ninth in batting average (.349) and 10th in at-bats (433).
All-Region players are nominated and selected by NFCA member coaches in each of the eight Division III regions. First-team All-Region choices are eligible for selection to the NFCA All-America team.