Mount Olive, N.C. --- The North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) announced its selections for the 2019 University Division All-State Softball Teams on Monday. A total of 24 student-athletes from seven different North Carolina schools were named to the first and second teams.
Campbell University led the way with four ladies on the All-State first team, including sophomore Kayla Fredendall who was the lone player to receive unanimous first-team votes. Appalachian State and Gardner-Webb tied for second with two ladies each on the first-team while North Carolina Central, Western Carolina, Elon, and North Carolina A&T each had one athlete placed on the all-state first-team.
Nominations were submitted by North Carolina sports information professionals and voted on by NCCSIA members.
Founded in 2002, the North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association (NCCSIA) is comprised of sports information professionals from NCAA Division I, II, III, NAIA and independent institutions from the state of North Carolina. The purpose of the organization is to promote collegiate athletics at all schools. Membership is open to anyone affiliated with a college, university or conference located in North Carolina, and whose area of responsibility lies within sports information.
NCCSIA selects all-state teams in the University (Division I) and College (Division II, III, NAIA) divisions for men's and women's basketball, men's and women's soccer, women's volleyball, softball and baseball.
North Carolina Collegiate Sports Information Association
2019 University Division All-State Softball Teams
|DP||Abby Perryman, Campbell University||SR||Richland, Wash.|
|IF||Kayla Fredendall, Campbell University||SO||Plain City, Ohio|
|IF||Kynadi Tipler, Campbell University||JR||Hoover, Ala.|
|IF||Keri White, Appalachian State University||JR||Hampstead, N.C.|
|IF||Dalika Wallace, North Carolina Central University||JR||Newport News, Va.|
|OF||Bri Bryant, Campbell University||SO||Fayetteville, N.C.|
|OF||Kaylee Wacaster, Gardner-Webb University ^||SR||Shelby, N.C.|
|OF||Hunter Gibbons, Western Carolina University $%||SR||Woodleaf, N.C.|
|P||Kenzie Longanecker, Appalachian State University||JR||Sanford, Fla.|
|P||Abby Barker, Elon University||SR||Granville, Ohio|
|UTL||Zadaisha Waddell, North Carolina A&T State University||SR||Troy, N.C.|
|C||Autumn Owen, Gardner-Webb University||FR||Mill Spring, N.C.|
|DP||Kailey McNeil, Western Carolina University||SO||North Wilkesboro, N.C.|
|IF||Weslyn Almond, Gardner-Webb University||SO||Ablemarle, N.C.|
|IF||Ashlyn Long, Western Carolina University ^||JR||Willow Spring, N.C.|
|IF||Jenna Wacaster, Gardner-Webb University||SO||Shelby, N.C.|
|IF||Erica Hayes, Western Carolina University||JR||Cary, N.C.|
|OF||Andria Booth, Gardner-Webb University $||SR||Dacula, Ga.|
|OF||Megan Walker, Appalachian State University||SR||Raleigh, N.C.|
|OF||Claudia Ware, Campbell University||FR||Leonard, Texas|
|P||Brooke Perry, Gardner-Webb University||RSO||Clemmons, N.C.|
|P||Kiara Hurley, North Carolina Central University||SO||Maumee, Ohio|
|UTL||Olivia Daniel, North Carolina Central University||SO||Creedmore, N.C.|
|C||Megan White, Elon University||FR||Creedmore, N.C.|
$ - First-Team All-State in 2018
# - Second-Team All-State in 2018
% - First-Team All-State in 2017
^ - Second-Team All-State in 2017
& - First-Team All-State in 2016
@ - Second-Team All-State in 2016