Press Release, 2008 Season - Women's Softball

NFCA Announces 2008 Diamond Sports Catcher of the Year honorees

NFCA Release.

Monday, September 22, 2008—Reprinted from National Fastpitch Coaches Association.

The NFCA and Diamond Sports, the NFCA’s “Official Protective Equipment,” have released the 10 catchers who have been named the winners of the 2008 Diamond Sports Catcher of the Year award.

Diamond Sports and the NFCA present the award annually to the top catcher from NFCA member schools in each of the following divisions: NCAA (Divisions I, II and III), NAIA, NJCAA (Divisions I, II and III), Cal JC, Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges (NWAACC) and high school.

Divisional committees consisting of NFCA member coaches determined the 2008 Diamond Sports Catcher of the Year award winners. The recipients of this year’s awards, by division, are as follows:

Cal JC

Kathryn Sumner, Ohlone College

Sumner accumulated 51 runs scored in 50 games for Ohlone College during the 2008 season. Hitting .410 for the season (62-for-151), Sumner led the team with 15 sacrifices and led her conference with 32 stolen bases on the season and had a state-high six triples for the year. An All-Conference, All-Northern California and Louisville Slugger/NFCA All-America first-team selection, Sumner also recorded 34 RBI on the season.

The full article was posted on the NFCA website.

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